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Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... Sex hormones are particularly propitious to processes of translation given that, as pharmaceutical drugs, they are able to enter a range of cultural, political, and social domains. The production of sex hormones into drugs stabilized these complex objects, giving substance and a particular...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... With the circulation of pharmaceutical sex hormones, a key aspect of sex—that defined by hormonal action—is now exogenous to the body. For this reason, the use of sex hormones is carefully regulated. The chapter considers a range of practices that bring into question sexual dualism...
Book Chapter

By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... sex hormones sex/gender transsexual/travesty substance blood ...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... The 28-day menstrual cycle experienced by contraceptive pill-users is a sociotechnical convention that is being questioned as sex hormones are repackaged and administered continuously to reduce the number of periods. Hormonal menstrual suppression proposes that women “choose” if and when...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... in terms of the individual’s moral responsibility to the nation. These structural differentiations can be traced down to differences in the way sex hormones are administered to distinct segments of the population. Sex hormones are mobilized as modes of regulatory control on the one hand and to discipline...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Book Chapter

By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Book Chapter

By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Book Chapter

By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Book Chapter

By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Book Chapter

By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Book Chapter

By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Book Chapter

By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Book Chapter

By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Book Chapter

By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... Hormonal menstrual suppression, as a chemical means of choosing nature, is a peculiar kind of purification, situated within a Bahian esthetic preference for artificiality. The conclusion engages with anthropological debates on the tension between biological contingency and technological...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... on extensive interview data on menstruation, hormone-use and bodily changes, it critically engages with phenomenological accounts. Menstrual cycle changes are often experienced as loss of control over the body. A range of strategies are adopted to deal with this, from celebrating cyclical changeability...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... This chapter sets the practice of hormonal menstrual suppression alongside strategies of menstrual management that have long been available to women, such as abortion or “bringing menstruation down”. Historical and cross-cultural work on the substances used by women to manage their menstrual...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396277-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9627-7