Normalcy, health and care

Discourse Analysis

I use feminist, queer and other critical theories to question sexual and gender norms and taken for granted assumptions about care that are embedded in cultural representations, public policy, and philosophies.

Related publications:

Grigorovich, A. (in press). A queer aesthetic: Representations of gender and sexuality in Sadie Lee’s ‘Tomboys and Crossdressers’. Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture.

Grigorovich, A., Kontos, P. (2016). Advancing an ethic of embodied relational sexuality to guide decision-making in dementia care. The Gerontologist. Advance online publication. doi:10.1093/geront/gnw137.

Kontos, P, Grigorovich, A., Kontos, A., Miller, K. L. (2016). Citizenship, human rights, and dementia: Towards a new embodied relational ethic of sexuality. Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice, 15(3): 315-329.

Grigorovich, A. (2015). Pregnant with meaning: An analysis of media and online response to Thomas Beatie and his pregnancy. In Margaret F Gibson (Ed.) Queering Maternity and Motherhood: Narrative and Theoretical Perspectives on Queer Conception, Birth and Parenting. Toronto: Demeter Press, 2015.

Grigorovich, A. (2013). Long-term care for older lesbian and bisexual women: an analysis of current research and policy. Social Work in Public Health, 28(6): 596-606.


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