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Home/Bodies: Geographies of Self, Place, and Space

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Wendy Schissel (Editor)
978-1-55238-364-3 (Institutional PDF)
$34.95 CAD / $39.95 USD
216 pages
September 2006


About the Book: 

With Home/Bodies, Wendy Schissel brings together a diverse range of voices which explore the concepts of home, gender, and identity. The metaphorical geographies of bodies, places, and spaces are the backdrop for such topics as: transgendered identities; young people and sexual health; kinetic art and disability; adolescent girls and consumer society; palliative care for dying loved ones; women and social activism; and aboriginal and multicultural perspectives. Qualitative research methods are referenced throughout, including interviews, case studies, focus groups, and narrative research. Home/Bodies includes contributions by several new-generation feminist scholars and researchers, along with established teachers, researchers, and activists in the academy and the community.

About the Author(s): 

Wendy Schissel is the Dean of Humanities at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, and an adjunct professor at the University of Saskatchewan.