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“I was a thing: not a nobody, but a body”: The political economy of the body & the Weinstein scandal

Hollywood’s commodification of women’s bodies must be recognised as a contributory factor when questioning the (un)shocking prevalence of sexual violence and abuse. Therefore, to fully understand the political economy of the Weinstein scandal, it is necessary to foreground the body This is the third blog in a series on the political economy of the Weinstein scandal Salma Hayek’s searing essay … Continue reading

15 August 2018 by
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