Dis/articulating bellies: a reproductive glance

McDonald, Lisa (2007) Dis/articulating bellies: a reproductive glance. Cultural Studies Review, 13 (1). pp. 187-207. ISSN 1446-8123

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Abstract

Medical imaging/imagining of the unborn, it is thought, constitutes, and is constituted, within geographies and effects of inscription, forcing us to contemplate the tensions between biology and text. In this article, dialogue between the mysteries of difference, 'of differance' and the partiality of critique is used to deploy a digressive optic through which to imagine possibilities for a logic of sight. The author asks: 'What might a 'fetus' hear from wor[l]ds well placed to deselect?


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - No Department
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2014 00:14
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2014 00:14
Uncontrolled Keywords: medical imaging; fetal imaging; same-sex parents; affect; biology; nature
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1699 Other Studies in Human Society > 169901 Gender Specific Studies
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220301 Aesthetics
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200204 Cultural Theory
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220306 Feminist Theory
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/24894

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