The body feminist philosophy o phenomenology dolezal in this very well written and eminently readable book luna dolezal deftly explores the concept of body shame from both the phenomenological and the social constructivist points of view finding a tension between the phenomenological emphasis . Dolezal luna the body and shame phenomenology feminism and the socially shaped body lexington books lanham md 2015 181 pp 9780739181690 this is an important feminist project that draws attention to deep rooted and pervasive female body shame and brings it to life through a discussion on cosmetic surgery in neoliberal consumer . This book investigates the concept of body shame and explores its significance when considering philosophical accounts of embodied subjectivity providing phenomenological reflections on how the body is shaped by social forces. The body and shame phenomenology feminism and the socially shaped body investigates the concept of body shame and explores its significance when considering philosophical accounts of embodied subjectivity body shame only finds its full articulation in the presence actual or imagined of others . The body and shame will be of great interest to scholars and students in a wide variety of fields including philosophy phenomenology feminist theory womens studies social theory cultural studies psychology sociology and medical humanities
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