About Edward Jackson

Edward Jackson is a first year PhD student at the University of Birmingham. His research focuses on depictions of male sexuality in the works of David Foster Wallace, particularly in relation to pornography, spectatorship, and the 1990s culture wars.

Book Review: The Politics of the Body: Gender in a Neoliberal and Neoconservative Age by Alison Phipps

Two anecdotes in the opening pages of Alison Phipps’s The Politics of the Body: Gender in a Neoliberal and Neoconservative Age set the scene for what is a thorough, if at times frustrating, investigation into the ‘difficulties of positioning for contemporary feminist theory and activism’ (2). Continue reading