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Interrogating incest : feminism, Foucault, and the law / Vikki Bell.

Author/Creator:
Bell, Vikki, 1967, author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
Series:
Sociology of law and crime.
Sociology of law and crime
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (225 p.)
Subjects:
Incest.
Feminist theory.
Sex crimes.
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Winner of British Sociological Association Philip Abrams Memorial Prize 1993 Within feminism incest has often been subsumed under a discussion of sexual violence and abuse. Yet, important as this is, there has been little account of how feminist work itself relates to other ways of talking about and understanding incest.In Interrogating Incest Vikki Bell focuses on the issue of incest and its place in sociological theory, feminist theory and criminal law. By examining incest from a critical Foucauldian framework she considers how feminist discourse on incest itself fits into exist
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Series editors' preface; Acknowledgements; INTRODUCTION: INTERROGATING INCEST; A CONTINUAL CONTEST: FOUCAULT AND FEMINISM; FAMILIAR STORIES: THE FEMINIST ANALYSES OF INCEST; TELLING AND TABOO: FEMINISM WITHIN THE FOUCAULDIAN LANDSCAPE; WHAT'S THE PROBLEM? THE CONSTRUCTION AND CRIMINALISATION OF INCEST; MAKING MONSTERS, LOCATING SEX: FOUCAULT AND FEMINISM IN DEBATE; CONCLUSION; The law of incest in Britain; List of parliamentary debates; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-206) and index.
ISBN:
1-134-89652-2
1-134-89653-0
1-280-32242-X
0-203-41018-1
OCLC:
299570026
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203410189 doi
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