• First Language: Turkish

  • Subjects:  Women’s Studies

  • Journal Section: Research Article

  • Authors: Elifhan KÖSE 
    Ankara Üniversitesi

  • Dates: 1 June 2009

Drawing the boundries of the body is essential to form of an autonomous, individual human subject. The modern human subject is based on the complementarity of rationalized reason and an individualized body. The standartization of symbolic systems, that is, time, space and language, are used to restrict and regendering. Modern femininity relies upon such an embodiment of gender by means of modern medical science.

Body, femininity, gender, medical science, sexuality

Elifhan KÖSE
Ankara Üniversitesi

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