By Lisa Folkmarson Käll
This quantity explores the interrelations among physically limitations and vulnerabilities. It calls awareness to the vulnerability of our bodies as a necessary point of getting obstacles and being certain to different our bodies. the amount advances an figuring out of embodiment because the vital element of subjectivity, its id formation and its kin to others and the realm. The essence of embodiment is what connects us with others and in equivalent degree what distinguishes us from others. the gathering additionally addresses the centrality of the physique to political and cultural task, focusing on the function and structure of norms within the rules of our bodies, and the development of areas that our bodies inhabit, in developing nationwide and cultural identities. It increases questions of the way our bodies and bounds materialize in co-constitutive relation to each other; how our bodies are positioned and are available to include a variety of our bodies and intersections among diverse different types of identification and platforms of worth, that means and data; how the law and policing of our bodies and the bounds among them come to represent our bodies as being susceptible, robust, susceptible or resilient and as having kind of fastened or fluid limitations. The chapters within the quantity all display how person human our bodies are shaped on the subject of one another as they're regulated and special from each other via greater collective our bodies of nature, tradition, technology, kingdom and kingdom, in addition to through different human or non-human animal bodies.
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Additional resources for Bodies, Boundaries and Vulnerabilities: Interrogating Social, Cultural and Political Aspects of Embodiment
Place is the speciﬁc location where people live, a kind of lived experience, or the embodiment of space (Agnew 2002, 15–16; Cresswell 2004, 8–10; Donnan and Wilson 1999, 9; Houltz et al. 2006, xii– xiii). I will use these concepts in order to separate the physical locations in the movie, such as cities and islands (places), from the more abstract concept of space, which I see as a kind of materialization of a world in Lugones’ sense. This understanding of space as a kind of materialization of a world is not in conﬂict with Lugones who—as we have seen—suggests that world-travelling coincides with changes in a person’s use of space (11–12).
As we have seen, Jackie has a different relationship to people than most characters in the movie—she wants to travel to their worlds. But she also has a different relationship to Earth. ” She seems to be aware of the world as something we need to coexist with and care about, matter in constant becoming (Barad 2003), and is prepared not only to travel to people’s worlds but also to the world of the Earth. Jackie’s interactions with the planet reveal respect and concern for it as substance in becoming, and as such, a phenomenon with agency.
This unacknowledged increase in a sense represents the “invisible hands” of the new market-based neoliberal regime because it is concealed in women’s active entrepreneurialism. I was told, for example, that the project’s introduction of hybrid seeds and fertilizers has increased rice production to the extent that food shortages are no longer common. Some village women explained they had even learned about the chemical ingredients and now understood the major differences among the fertilizers they used.
Bodies, Boundaries and Vulnerabilities: Interrogating Social, Cultural and Political Aspects of Embodiment by Lisa Folkmarson Käll