Sex, violence and the body: The erotics of wounding

Viv Burr*, Jeff Hearn

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This unique book examines the relationship between wounding and sexuality, bringing together issues around sexuality, gender, power, violence and representations. Drawing on a range of disciplines including cultural and media studies, sociology and psychology, it explores social practices such as S&M, cosmetic surgery and 'extreme' sports.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd
Number of pages242
ISBN (Print)9780230549340
ISBN (Electronic)9780230228399
Publication statusPublished - 30.10.2008
MoE publication typeC1 Scientific book

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