Lisa Jean Moore

Lisa Jean Moore is Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Purchase College, State University of New York. She is author of Sperm Counts: Overcome by Man’s Most Precious Fluid and co-author of Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility and Buzz: Urban Beekeeping and the Power of the Bee. She is also co-editor of the collection The Body Reader and, with Monica Casper, oversees the series Biopolitics: Medicine, Technoscience, and Health in the Twenty-First Century for NYU Press.


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  1. Catch and Release
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  2. Buzz
    Winner, 2014 Distinguished Scholarship Award presented by the Animals & Society section of the American Sociological AssociationBees are essential for human survival—one-third of all food on American dining tables depends... Learn More
    Published: 27th September 2013
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  3. Biopolitics
    The biological features of human beings are now measured, observed, and understood in ways never before thought possible, defining norms, establishing standards, and determining average values of human life. While the notion of... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2011
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  4. The Body Reader
    Plastic surgery, obesity, anorexia, pregnancy, prescription drugs, disability, piercings, steroids, and sex re-assignment surgery: over the past two decades there have been major changes in the ways we understand, treat, alter,... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2010
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  5. Missing Bodies
    We know more about the physical body—how it begins, how it responds to illness, even how it decomposes—than ever before. Yet not all bodies are created equal, some bodies clearly count more than others, and some bodies are... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2009
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  6. Sperm Counts
    2007 Choice Outstanding Academic TitleWinner of the Passing the Torch Award from the Center for Lesbian and Gay StudiesIt has been called sperm, semen, seed, cum, jizz, spunk, gentlemen's relish, and splooge. But however the “tacky,... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2007
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