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    Outside Belongings.Elspeth Probyn - 1996 - Routledge.
    Outside Belongings argues against a psychological depth model of identity--one in which individuals possess an intrinsic quality that guarantees authentic belonging. Instead, Probyn proposes a model of identity that takes into account the desires of individuals, and groups of individuals, to belong. The main ideas she considers--"the outside", "the surface", and "belonging"--allow her to articulate, in concrete terms, her precise concerns about sexuality and nationality.
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    Carnal Appetites: Foodsexidentities.Elspeth Probyn - 2000 - Routledge.
    Why is there a new explosion of interest in authentic ethnic foods and exotic cooking shows, where macho chefs promote sensual adventures in the kitchen? Why do we watch TV ads that promise more sex if we serve the right breakfast cereal? Why is the hunger strike such a potent political tool? Food inevitably engages questions of sensuality and power, of our connections to our bodies and to our world. Carnal Appetites brilliantly uses the lens of food and eating to (...)
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  3. Outside Belongings.Elspeth Probyn - 1996 - Routledge.
    ____Outside Belongings__ argues against a psychological depth model of identity--one in which individuals possess an intrinsic quality that guarantees authentic belonging. Instead, Probyn proposes a model of identity that takes into account the desires of individuals, and groups of individuals, to belong. The main ideas she considers--"the outside", "the surface", and "belonging"--allow her to articulate, in concrete terms, her precise concerns about sexuality and nationality.
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  4. Affects in/of Teaching.Elspeth Probyn - 2004 - Body and Society 10 (4):21-43.
    This article reintroduces notions of the experiential, lived body as crucial for teaching. It critiques some recent moves within women’s studies, and cultural studies more generally, to use ‘theory’ as a way of abstracting bodies from the classroom. Using the work of Silvan Tomkins on affects, and Deleuzian notions of the body, it argues for a more comprehensive account of the affects, politics and practices of pedagogy.
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    Teaching Bodies: Affects in the Classroom.Elspeth Probyn - 2004 - Body and Society 10 (4):21-43.
    This article reintroduces notions of the experiential, lived body as crucial for teaching. It critiques some recent moves within women’s studies, and cultural studies more generally, to use ‘theory’ as a way of abstracting bodies from the classroom. Using the work of Silvan Tomkins on affects, and Deleuzian notions of the body, it argues for a more comprehensive account of the affects, politics and practices of pedagogy.
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    Beyond Food/Sex.Elspeth Probyn - 1999 - Theory, Culture and Society 16 (2):215-228.
    This article questions whether food is replacing sex as the ground of identity negotiation. Examining several food sites, and following Foucault's suggestive remarks about the Greek dietetic regimen, I argue that food can be seen as a line that intersects with sexuality. Rather than privileging either, an alternative ethics can be glimpsed in the doubling of food and sex.
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  7. Dog Days..Elspeth Probyn - 1999 - In Morag Shiach (ed.), Feminism and Cultural Studies. Oxford University Press. pp. 431.
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    This Body Which Is Not One: Speaking an Embodied Self.Elspeth Probyn - 1991 - Hypatia 6 (3):111 - 124.
    This article argues against a conception of the body as providing a basis for truth claims within feminist discourse. Taking from Michèle Le Doeuff's theory of the work of the image within discourse, and Michel Foucault's "technologies of the self," it is argued that the doubledness of the body ("who am I? and who is she?") can be put to work to construct embodied enunicative positions within feminist theory.
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    Glass Selves: Emotions, Subjectivity, and the Research Process.Elspeth Probyn - 2011 - In Shaun Gallagher (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Self. Oxford University Press.
    This article examines the relation between the self and the concept of gender positions. It considers the possibility that young women with few resources for fashioning a strong sense of self use anorexia as a mode of negotiating societal strictures. It suggests that the institutional imprinting of a certain image and a certain kind of third-person observation imposed on the girls/patients/anorexics is just such an exercise of subjectification.
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    Mc-Identities.Elspeth Probyn - 1998 - Theory, Culture and Society 15 (2):155-173.
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    The Ocean Returns: Mapping a Mercurial Anthropocean.Elspeth Probyn - 2018 - Social Science Information 57 (3):386-402.
    Humans have dumped ‘stuff’ in oceans in a particularly concentrated way since the Industrial Revolution, the effects of which we now note as evidence of the Anthropocene – or the Anthropocean. In this article, I consider what the oceans now return to us in the form of pollution. I trace the production of a mercurial ocean through the production of mercury as it is taken up and transported by atmospheric and oceanic currents from artisanal mines in Asia, and transformed into (...)
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    Feminism and Cultural StudiesOff-Centre: Feminism and Cultural StudiesCultural StudiesThe Cultural Studies ReaderSexing the Self: Gendered Positions in Cultural Studies. [REVIEW]Deborah A. Gordon, Sarah Franklin, Celia Lurg, Jackie Stacey, Lawrence Grossberg, Cary Nelson, Paula Treichler, Simon During & Elspeth Probyn - 1995 - Feminist Studies 21 (2):363.
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    Sporting Bodies: Dynamics of Shame and Pride.Elspeth Probyn - 2000 - Body and Society 6 (1):13-28.
    Drawing on examples of mainstream sport and the philosophy of the Gay Games, this article uses sporting bodies to rethink the links between sexuality, pride and shame. The contrast between the two highlights the ways in which the Gay Games downplays the dynamics of shame and competition in favour of its project of pride. Against the domestication of the body in some theories of embodiment, it is argued that shame may provide a productive ground for revitalizing the study of the (...)
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