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Title Body talk : the material and discursive regulation of sexuality, madness and reproduction / edited by Jane M. Ussher.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 254 pages)
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents Introduction : towards a material-discursive analysis of madness, sexuality and reproduction / Jane M. Ussher -- Women's bodies, women's lives and depression : towards a reconciliation of material and discursive accounts / Janet M. Stoppard -- Mental health, critical realism and lay knowledge / David Pilgrim and Anne Rogers -- AIDS panic / Corinne Squire -- Screaming under the bridge : masculinity, rationality and psychotherapy / Stephen Frosh -- Adolescent bodies : boy crazy memories and dreams / Janet Sayers -- The discursive construction and regulation of dissident sexualities : the case of SM / Gary W. Taylor -- Framing the sexual "other" : the regulation of lesbian and gay sexuality / Jane M. Ussher -- Intimacy and love in late modern conditions : implications for unsafe sexual practices / Helene Joffe -- Reading the bleeding body : discourses of premenstrual syndrome / Catherine Swann -- Menopause : bodily changes and multiple meanings / Myra S. Hunter and Irene O'Dea -- Anorexic bodies and the discursive production of feminine excess / Helen Malson.
Summary Psychology has traditionally examined human experience from a realist perspective, focusing on observable 'facts'. This is especially so in areas of psychology which focus on the body, such as sexuality, madness or reproduction. In contrast, many sociologists, anthropologists and feminists have focused exclusively on the cultural and communicative aspects of 'the body' treating it purely as an object constructed within socio-cultural discourse. This new collection of sophisticated discursive analyses explores this divide from a variety of theoretical standpoints, including psychoanalysis, s.
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Subject Human body -- Social aspects.
Mind and body.
Women -- Psychology.
Women -- Physiology.
Sex (Psychology)
Mental illness -- Social aspects.
Human reproduction -- Social aspects.
Discursive psychology.
Feminist theory.
Feminist theory.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Discursive psychology. (OCoLC)fst00895137
Feminist theory. (OCoLC)fst00922816
Human body -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01730101
Human reproduction -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00963251
Materialism. (OCoLC)fst01011758
Mental illness -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01016602
Mind and body. (OCoLC)fst01021997
Sex (Psychology) (OCoLC)fst01114228
Women -- Physiology. (OCoLC)fst01176876
Women -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst01176894
Menselijk lichaam.
Added Author Ussher, Jane M., 1961- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Body talk. London ; New York : Routledge, 1997 (DLC) 97015836
ISBN 9781134740925 (electronic book)
1134740921 (electronic book)
9780415153638 (hardback)
0415153638 (hardback)
0415153646 (pb)
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