Regulating the Male Sexed Body
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Endowed by Michael Thomson
Book DescriptionFeminist legal scholars and health care lawyers have long engaged with law's responses to the female reproductive body, especially on what the legal regulation of women's reproductive lives can tell us about the broader relationship between law and gender. Acknowledging this work and building upon it, Endowed considers the interaction of law and ideas of male reproductivity. In particular, it seeks to uncover what these regulatory moments can tell us about contemporary ideas and ideals of masculinity and the male sexed body. Spanning topics such as male circumcision and the regulation of state access to Viagra, the book uncovers recurring motifs that define masculinity and the male body in the legal imagination. In looking to these understandings the book engages with broader questions regarding the relationship between law and gender and between masculinity and social organization.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415950602
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Endowed, Paperback (May 2006)
Spanning topics such as male circumcision and the regulation of state access to Viagra, this book uncovers recurring motifs that define masculinity and the male body in the legal imagination. It also engages with questions regarding the relationship between law and gender and between masculinity and social organization.
Dyslexia Included, Paperback (February 2003)» View all books by Michael Thomson
This practical book provides teachers with techniques and suggestions to help dyslexic pupils. Written by a team of experienced practitioners who work in a specialist school, it offers clear guidance and tried and tested strategies to help those who need support in this area.
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Author Biography - Michael Thomson
Michael Thomson is Professor of Law, Culture, and Society in the School of Law, Keele University.
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