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Bodily natures, science, environment, and the material self, Stacy Alaimo - electronic bk

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Summary
How do we understand the agency and significance of material forces and their interface with human bodies? What does it mean to be human in these times, with bodies that are inextricably interconnected with our physical world? Bodily Natures considers these questions by grappling with powerful and pervasive material forces and their increasingly harmful effects on the human body. Drawing on feminist theory, environmental studies, and the sciences, Stacy Alaimo focuses on trans-corporeality, or movement across bodies and nature, which has profoundly altered our sense of self. By looking at a broad range of creative and philosophical writings, Alaimo illuminates how science, politics, and culture collide, while considering the closeness of the human body to the environment
Language
eng
Literary form
non fiction
Physical description
1 online resource
Specific material designation
remote
Form of item
electronic
ISBN
9780253004833

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