14. Hybridity

Hybrid Bodies of the Scientific Imaginary

  1. Frances E. Mascia-Lees
  1. Lesley Sharp

Published Online: 14 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444340488.ch14

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

How to Cite

Sharp, L. (2011) Hybridity, in A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment (ed F. E. Mascia-Lees), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444340488.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Rutgers University, USA

Author Information

  1. Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189491

Online ISBN: 9781444340488

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Keywords:

  • hybridity - hybrid bodies of scientific imaginary;
  • hybrid renderings of bodies - inherently moral projects;
  • hybridity, reconfigured meanings and values;
  • common reframing - of biosociality-as-kinship;
  • contemporary category of biosociality - reinvigorated understandings of kinship;
  • moral parameters of embodied hybridity;
  • xenotransplantation, field within - probing limitations of biosociality;
  • hybrids and morality of biocapital;
  • monstrous bodies and interspecies compatibility;
  • intimacy of interspeciality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Moral Parameters of Embodied Hybridity

  • Hybrids and the Morality of Biocapital

  • Monstrous Bodies and Interspecies Compatibility

  • The Intimacy of Interspeciality

  • Conclusion: Hybrids and the Scientific Imaginary

  • Acknowledgments

  • References