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Bodies of Law
Alan Hyde

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Introduction3
Ch. 1The Body as Machine: Hawkins v. McGee19
Ch. 2The Fatigued Body: On the Progressive History of the Body as Machine34
Ch. 3The Body as Property48
Ch. 4Constructing the Autonomous Legal Body: Privacy, Property, Inviolability80
Ch. 5Reproductive Capacity: Unsalable, Commodified, Compensable97
Ch. 6Sandwich Man; or, The Economic and Political History of Bodily Display109
Ch. 7Suppressing Bodily Display: Legal Breasts, Sunbathing, Dance, Photographic Images131
Ch. 8The Body's Narratives151
Ch. 9The Legal Vagina165
Ch. 10The Legal Penis173
Ch. 11Tranquilizing the Prisoner187
Ch. 12Body Wastes205
Ch. 13The Racial Body222
Ch. 14Diseased Bodies: Antibodies and Anti-Bodies241
Ch. 15Offensive Bodies252
Conclusion: A Body Fantasia258
Table of Cases267
Index269

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