i Foucault treats the body as if it were one. ii Bartky’s view: “[H]e is blind to those disciplines that produce a modality of embodiment that is peculiarly feminine”. The life and work of Sandra Bartky, a United States feminist. “Foucault, Femininity and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power,” in Feminism and Foucault. Pp. in Bartky, Sandra Lee. “Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power.” Pp. in Feminist Social.

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Drorah marked it as to-read Dec 24, Her main research areas were feminism and phenomenology.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Carlos A marked it as to-read Feb mofernization, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Bartky’s essay collection, Femininity and Domination, Routledge, contains some of this material, some is more recent. Trivia About Foucault, Feminin An imaginative space surrounding woman.

Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power by Sandra Lee Bartky

Studies in the Phenomenology of Oppression. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Books by Sandra Lee Bartky. Women disregard of race and class pursue the same general result of the way they look, the ideal image of femininity. Saugatuck, MichiganU.


Open Preview See a Problem? Female Embodiment and Feminist Theory. It is true that the current fitness movement has permitted women to develop more muscular strength and endurance than was heretofore allowed; indeed, images of women have begun to appear in the mass media that seem to eroticize this bratky muscularity.

In contemporary patriarchal culture, a panoptical male connoisseur resides within the consciousness of most women: The film Pumping Iron II portrays very clearly the tension of female bodybuilders a tension that enters into formal judging in the sport between muscular development and a properly feminine appearance.

Notify modernuzation of new comments via email. Foucault believes that the very subjectivity of the subject is, in fact, constituted by the operation of power.

Here it might be objected that performance for another in no way signals the inferiority of the performer to the one for modernizatino the performance is intended: Views Read Edit View history. A good deal of what Bartky has written might be called “feminist moral psychology.

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Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power

You are commenting using your WordPress. Bartky concludes that “The Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here A Readeredited by D. Ivana added it Feb 16, The New York Times. Brenda rated it really liked it Sep 18, Bartky explains that the body of the ideal female varies with time and is dependent on culture. Husbands and fathers enforced patriarchal authority in the family. Performance for another does not indicate the inferior one or the superior one.

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Feminine bodily disciple — dual characters: Annabelle marked it as to-read Jun 24, While femininity is surely something enacted, the analogy to theater breaks down in a number of ways.

Sandra Bartky

Sandra Lee Bartky was a professor emeritus of philosophy and gender studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Poor women bear more pressure because of the limit of time and money for them to mind the regimen. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Discipline can be sought voluntarily as well.

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