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Politics of touch : sense, movement, sovereignty / Erin Manning.

Author/Creator:
Manning, Erin.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, 195 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Behaviorism (Political science)
Touch -- Political aspects.
Sex role -- Political aspects.
Tango (Dance) -- Social aspects.
Contents:
Introduction: atypical expressions and political inventions
Bodies on the move-political recompositions
Negotiating influence: touch and tango
Gestural politics-touching the impenetrable-te toucher, toi-eventually tender-worlding touch
Happy together: moving toward multiplicity
Tango movements-tango friendships-multiple movements of desire-a last tango
Erring toward experience: violence and touch
Means without an end-violence-erring-divine violence-return to the garden
Engenderings: gender, politics, individuation
Touch-gender-symbiosis-interlude-individuation-politics
Making sense of the incommensurable: experiencing democracy
Expressions of the political-thick to think-shifting skinscapes-democracy- making sense of politics
Sensing beyond security: what a body can do
Do not touch-tactically untouchable-structurally insecure-of pacts and political becomings-posthuman prosthetics-a touch of insecurity.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-184) and index.
ISBN:
0816648441 (alk. paper)
9780816648443 (alk. paper)
081664845X (pb : alk. paper)
9780816648450 (pb : alk. paper)
OCLC:
70062929
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