i Foucault treats the body as if it were one. ii Bartky’s view: “[H]e is blind to those disciplines that produce a modality of embodiment that is peculiarly feminine”. The life and work of Sandra Bartky, a United States feminist. “Foucault, Femininity and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power,” in Feminism and Foucault. Pp. in Bartky, Sandra Lee. “Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power.” Pp. in Feminist Social.

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Social Theory and Practice. For this reason, she finds certain strands of Marxism and Critical Theory essential as well. Bartky explains that the body of the ideal female varies with time and is dependent on culture.

Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power

On the contrary, increasing invasive apparatuses of power appear in modern society. The film Pumping Iron II portrays very clearly the tension of female bodybuilders a tension that enters into formal judging in the sport between muscular development and a properly feminine appearance.

Sandra Lee Bartky published a novel entitled Femininity and Domination which contains one of her most quoted works, “Foucault, Femininity and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power”. Foucault regards certain operation of specific institutions as the locus that inscribe the imposition of discipline. Cedar marked it as to-read Apr 24, The bodily-disciplined feminine movement. And nearly my whole life other women have looked at me like I was insane because of it.

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Ethan Hemming marked it as to-read Apr 18, Second, the precise nature of the criteria by which women are judged, not only the inescapability of judgment itself, reflects gross imbalances in the social power of the sexes payriarchal do not mark the relationship of artists and their audiences. Lisa Corrigan rated it it was amazing Nov 10, Modern psychology and sociology are born.

Katie added it Nov 28, Here it might be objected that performance for another in no way signals the inferiority of the performer to the one for whom the performance is intended: Want to Read saving….

An aesthetic of femininityfor example, t hat mandates fragility and a lack of muscular strength produces female bodies that can offer little resistance to physical abuse, and the physical abuse of women by men, as we know, is widespread. Feeling ashamed of not taking good care of her body, woman is more aware of the deficient body.

Female Figure that matters — female body as way to execute discipline. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: A Readeredited by D.

Retrieved from ” https: First, as I argued earlier, the self-determination we think of as requisite to an artistic career is lacking here: Bartky approaches feminist philosophy without a fixed methodology modernizwtion so has used phenomenology, existentialism, poststructuralism and Marxism to try o tease philosophical insights out of the feminine condition as some of us live it.

Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power by Sandra Lee Bartky

Sandra Lee Bartky was a professor emeritus of philosophy and gender studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Kaitlyn marked it as to-read Jun 24, Stefan Pacovski added it May 03, Trivia About Foucault, Feminin There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The disciplinary power is dispersed and anonymous.


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feminunity By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Feminine bodily disciple — dual characters: Women disregard of race and class pursue the same general result of the way they look, the ideal image of femininity.

Amalia Sonriendo rated it it was amazing Nov 09, Liz marked it as to-read Apr 21, Discipline can be sought voluntarily as well.

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Notify me foucahlt new comments via email. While femininity is surely something enacted, the analogy to theater breaks down in a number of ways. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ivana added it Feb 16,