Introducing the erotics of wounding: Sex, violence and the body

Jeff Hearn, Viv Burr

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscriptpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)


This unique book examines the relationship between wounding and sexuality, bringing together issues around sexuality, gender, power, violence and representations. Drawing on a range of disciplines including cultural and media studies, sociology and psychology, it explores social practices such as S&M, cosmetic surgery and 'extreme' sports.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSex, Violence and the Body
Subtitle of host publicationThe Erotics of Wounding
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9780230228399
ISBN (Print)9780230549340
Publication statusPublished - 30 Oct 2008


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