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Risky Bodies & Techno-Intimacy

Reflections on Sexuality, Media, Science, Finance

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Risky Bodies & Techno-Intimacy by Geeta Patel
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Risky Bodies and Techno-Intimacy traverses disparate and uncommon routes to explore how people grapple with the radical uncertainties of their lives. In this edgy, evocative journey through myriad interleaved engagements-including the political economies of cinema; the emergent shapes taken by insurance, debt, and mortgages; gender and sexuality; and domesticity and nationalism-Geeta Patel demonstrates how science and technology ground our everyday intimacies. The result is a deeply poetic and philosophical exploration of the intricacies of techno-intimacy, revealing a complicated and absorbing narrative that challenges assumptions underlying our daily living.

Author Biography

Geeta Patel is associate professor of both Middle Eastern and South Asian languages and cultures and of women, gender, and sexuality at the University of Virginia. She is author of Lyrical Movements, Historical Hauntings: Gender, Colonialism, and Desire in Miraji's Urdu Poetry.
Release date NZ
August 17th, 2017
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Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
University of Washington Press
Pages
385
ISBN-13
9780295742489
Product ID
26796959

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