By Cara Judea Alhadeff. Penn State University Press, 2013.
Viscous Expectations: Justice, Vulnerability, The Ob-scene scrutinizes how racial hygiene, misogyny, and anti-intellectualism configure the troubled yet vital concept of sustainability. Fusing theory and image, Viscous Expectations explores vulnerab
This fusion of theory and image explores the social and material body as a membrane that integrates the private and public—illuminating a recognition of difference, the familiar within the unfamiliar—a visceral, socio-political connection with the other, all increasingly urgent issues in our media-saturated age. Alhadeff engages this complex web as a process of multi-layered storytelling in which the concept of ambiguity offers a multiplicity of clarities.
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