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Making Sex Revisited

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Book Series: KörperKulturen ISBN: 9783839413296 9783837613292 Year: Pages: 466 DOI: 10.14361/9783839413296 Language: German
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Subject: Gender Studies
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Sex is made socially. That this also applies to the biological gender sex - a postulate of queer-feminist theories -, this volume can be determined by biological theories for the first time decidedly and differentiated. The natural-philosophical and biological-medical gender theories of different periods of time (antiquity, incipient modernity, present) are presented and associated with social gender orders. Heinz-Jürgen Voß differentiates the struggling positions and shows that with process-oriented approaches, many genders are conceivable in biological theories - instead of just two or three.

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medizin --- sociology --- körper --- soziologie --- medicine --- biologie --- queer --- differenz --- gleichheit --- biology --- body --- gender --- sex --- gender studies

The Public Value of Anthropology

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ISBN: 9788860460769 9788860461148 Year: Pages: 174 Language: English
Publisher: bu,press
Subject: Anthropology
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Accessible to non-specialists and researchers interested in ethnography, this volume offers an introduction into the uses of anthropology for engaging contemporary social issues. The editors’ essay surveys the development of anthropological research from its early exotic, non-Western focus to today’s debate over increasingly engaged approaches within a globalized society. The case studies utilize anthropology’s hallmark ethnographic methodology to address issues ranging from refugee reception and recognition to fair trade, intercultural education, and encounters with Gypsy populations.

Die Konstruktion von Reputation -- Verweise auf Ferdinand de Saussure in der romanistischen Sprachwissenschaft

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Book Series: DiskursNetz ISBN: 9783839433164 9783837633160 Year: Pages: 346 DOI: 10.14361/9783839433164 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: OGeSoMo
Subject: Linguistics
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How do linguists become famous? Or are they made famous by others? This volume sheds light on strategies of the construction of reputation by way of the discourses on Ferdinand de Saussure in linguistics and romance studies.

Die Welt der Commons

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Book Series: Sozialtheorie ISBN: 9783839432457 9783837632453 9783732832453 Year: Pages: 384 DOI: 10.14361/9783839432457 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Subject: Economics
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The logic of capitalism is that of dividing and sharing. Only that in capitalism, people do not share, but rather, they themselves are divided up. For this reason, the British historian E.P. Thompson claims that »it was always a problem to explain the commons with capitalist categories«. Whoever enters into the world of the commons encounters another logic, another language and other categories. In this volume, authors from all continents investigate the anthropological foundations of the commons, and propose them at the same time as concrete utopias (E. Bloch). They make it possible to understand that everything is, or can become, commons: through processes of shared responsibility, in laboratories for self-organization and through freedom in solidarity. Commoners realize that which is already possible today, and will become obvious tomorrow. This is shown by over 40 examples from across the world. This book expands our notions of the possible when it comes to the organization of economics and society. With contributions by Nigel Gibson, Marianne Gronemeyer, Helmut Leitner, Etienne Le Roy, Andreas Weber, Rosa Luxemburg, Anne Salmond, David Sloan Wilson and more.

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