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Are chimeras ‘natural’? Disgust, ethics and ‘nature’ (2015)
Book Chapter
Gonzalez-Arnal, S. (2015). Are chimeras ‘natural’? Disgust, ethics and ‘nature’. In A. D. Ornella (Ed.), Making Humans: Religious, Technological and Aesthetic Perspectives, 107-127. Inter-Disciplinary Press

In this chapter I argue, against Mary Midgley, that the ‘yuk’ feeling that is elicited by chimeras should not be taken into account when making moral evaluations of the kind of biotechnology that creates them (‘algeny’, according to Midgley). She lin... Read More

Biology and metaphysics of sex difference (2012)
Book Chapter
Lennon, K. (2012). Biology and metaphysics of sex difference. In S. Gonzalez-Arnal, G. Jagger, & K. Lennon (Eds.), Embodied selves, 29-45. Palgrave Macmillan

Embodied selves (2012)
Book
S. Gonzalez-Arnal, K. Lennon, & G. Jagger (Eds.), (2012). Embodied selves. doi:10.1057/9781137283696

This interdisciplinary collection explores the role the body plays in constituting our sense of self, signalling the interplay between material embodiment, social meaning, and material and social conditions. Collectively the papers draw attention to... Read More

Contextualizing rationality: Mature student carers and higher education in England (2009)
Journal Article
Gonzalez-Arnal, S., & Kilkey, M. (2009). Contextualizing rationality: Mature student carers and higher education in England. Feminist economics, 15(1), 85-111. doi:10.1080/13545700802528323

In England, the Government has implemented policies to increase and diversify participation in higher education (HE). Changes in funding arrangements that shift the burden of paying for education from the state to individuals have also been introduce... Read More

The widening participation agenda: the marginal place of care (2008)
Journal Article
Alsop, R., Gonzalez-Arnal, S., & Kilkey, M. (2008). The widening participation agenda: the marginal place of care. Gender and Education, 20(6), (623-637). doi:10.1080/09540250802215235. ISSN 0954-0253

This paper is based upon two empirical studies, which identify care-giving responsibilities as a key mediator of mature students' - a target group within the widening participation strategy - experiences of higher education. Employing a feminist lens... Read More