BodySpace: Destabilizing Geographies of Gender and Sexuality by Nancy Duncan

By Nancy Duncan

BodySpace brings jointly the very best recognized geographers writing on gender and sexuality this present day. jointly they discover the position of area and position within the functionality of gender and sexuality. The e-book takes a large standpoint on feminism as a theoretical critique, and goals to floor - and destabilize - notions of citizenship, paintings, violence, "race" and incapacity of their geographical contexts. The publication explores the assumption of information as embodied, engendered and embedded in position and area. Gender and sexuality are explored - and destabilized - during the methodological and conceptual lenses of cartography, fieldwork, resistance, transgression and the divisions among local/global and public/private area. members: Linda Martin Alcoff, Kay Anderson, Vera Chouinard, Nancy Duncan, J.K. Gibson-Graham, Ali supply, Kathleen Kirby, Audrey Kobayashi, Doreen Massey, Linda McDowell, Wayne Myslik, Heidi Nast, Gillian Rose, Joanne Sharp, Matthew Sparke, Gill Valentine

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3 It also exposed, as a political and social question, the issue of how we are formed and produced as gendered subjects. That is to say, it politicised subjectivity, identity and the process of identification (as men/women, mothers/fathers, sons/daughters). 4 What began as a movement directed at challenging the social position of women expanded to include the formation of sexual and gendered identities. 5 Feminism challenged the notion that men and women were part of the same identity —‘mankind’—replacing it with the question of sexual difference.

Men are not defined to the same extent by their relations to women. Thus men do not figure as metaphors so often. Eva Feder Kittay (1988; see also 1987) has developed a typology of such gendered metaphors. First, man locates himself in his domain in relationship to woman in her domain, but always according a greater value to the male activity. Thus Socrates the philosopher portrays himself as a midwife, but bringing forth universal truths rather than particular babies. Second, man locates himself in his object world through a relation to women.

This is not a reciprocal relation: women are defined in reference to men, as helpmates, wives, mothers, caregivers of men. Men are not defined to the same extent by their relations to women. Thus men do not figure as metaphors so often. Eva Feder Kittay (1988; see also 1987) has developed a typology of such gendered metaphors. First, man locates himself in his domain in relationship to woman in her domain, but always according a greater value to the male activity. Thus Socrates the philosopher portrays himself as a midwife, but bringing forth universal truths rather than particular babies.

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