Oppression and the Body by Christine Caldwell audiobook

Oppression and the Body: Roots, Resistance, and Resolutions

Edited by Christine Caldwell  and Lucia Bennett Leighton
Read by Julie Slater

North Atlantic Books
7.31 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781623174392

A timely anthology that explores power, privilege, and oppression and their relationship to marginalized bodies   Asserting that the body is the main site of oppression in Western society, the contributors to this pioneering volume explore the complex issue of embodiment and how it relates to social inclusion and marginalization. In a culture where bodies of people who are brown, black, female, transgender, disabled, fat, or queer are often shamed, sexualized, ignored, and oppressed, what does it mean to live in a marginalized body? Through theory, personal narrative, and artistic expression, this anthology explores how power, privilege, oppression, and attempted disembodiment play out on the bodies of disparaged individuals and what happens when the body’s expression is stereotyped and stunted. Bringing together a range of voices, this book offers strategies and practices for embodiment and activism and considers what it means to be an embodied ally to anyone experiencing bodily oppression.

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A timely anthology that explores power, privilege, and oppression and their relationship to marginalized bodies   Asserting that the body is the main site of oppression in Western society, the contributors to this pioneering volume explore the complex issue of embodiment and how it relates to social inclusion and marginalization. In a culture where bodies of people who are brown, black, female, transgender, disabled, fat, or queer are often shamed, sexualized, ignored, and oppressed, what does it mean to live in a marginalized body? Through theory, personal narrative, and artistic expression, this anthology explores how power, privilege, oppression, and attempted disembodiment play out on the bodies of disparaged individuals and what happens when the body’s expression is stereotyped and stunted. Bringing together a range of voices, this book offers strategies and practices for embodiment and activism and considers what it means to be an embodied ally to anyone experiencing bodily oppression.

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Author Bio: Christine Caldwell

Author Bio: Christine Caldwell

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Author Bio: Lucia Bennett Leighton

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Psychology
Runtime: 7.31
Audience: Adult
Language: English