Lorber, Judith and Lisa Jean Moore. 2007. Gendered Bodies: Feminist Perspectives. Los Angeles: Roxbury Publishing.
Claims about bodies work to reinforce and create gender order – dichotomizing bodies, characteristics attributed to bodies, and capacities of bodies. “Bodies are socially constructed for dominance and submission and are symbolic in different ways” (5).
Loop-back systems work to reconstruct and solidify social assumptions regarding biological bodies.