Vital Signs: Feminist Reconfigurations of the Biological Body

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"Vital Signs" vigorously brings feminist philosophical and postmodern thinking to bear on the topics of biomedicine and the body, examining issues such as meditating bodies; sexuality and the clinical encounter; the heart as metaphor; spatiality of bodies and sexual abuse; postcolonial bodies and the clinic; biopsychiatry; tanning; disabilities; and hysteria.

Vital Signs: Feminist Reconfigurations of the Biological Body 2008, Edinburgh University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780748609628

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