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Monstrous Bodies: The Disarranged Gender Body as an Arena for Monstrous Subject Relations
icon: authorYvonne Volkart

This text is based on the notion that cyborgs demonstrate at and with their monstrous bodies and genders exactly those monstrous conditions which they face. The cyborg body is always an effect and symptom body of the neoliberal information society. It is its product and its symbol, its sabotaging traversal and alternative conception of the subject. [more]more

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icon: heading The Joy and Horror of the Monstrous: The Averting of Perverse Power Relations in Discourse on the Devianticon: heading Disfigured Gender as a Loss of Identityicon: heading The (Apparent) Fluidity of the Gendersicon: heading The Monstrosity of the Endlessly Interfaceable, Digital Bodyicon: heading From Technology to Metaphor: The Fluidity of Digital Bodiesicon: heading The Fluid Femaleness of the Information Ageicon: heading The Monstrous Maternalness of Surveillance Technologyicon: heading Proliferations and Excessesicon: heading The Woman and Her Monster: Gendericon: heading Summary