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Somatechnics: Queering the Technologisation of Bodies Nikki Sullivan

Somatechnics: Queering the Technologisation of Bodies

Nikki Sullivan

Published January 4th 2010
ISBN : 9781282295124
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249 pages
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Somatechnics highlights the reciprocal bond between the soma and the techne of the body and the techniques in which bodies are formed and transformed as crafted responses to the world around us. Structured around the themes of the governance ofMoreSomatechnics highlights the reciprocal bond between the soma and the techne of the body and the techniques in which bodies are formed and transformed as crafted responses to the world around us. Structured around the themes of the governance of social bodies, the gendering of sexed bodies and the techniques associated with the formation of the self, Somatechnics presents a groundbreaking study of body modification. Its contributions to the work of Spinoza, Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, Deluze and Guattari, make it a must read for scholars of sociology, cultural and queer studies and philosophy.