Changing Bodies: Habit, Crisis and Creativity
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Changing Bodies: Habit, Crisis and Creativity

by Chris Shilling
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412908329

ISBN-13: 9781412908320

Pub. Date: 07/01/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Where are we at with studies of Body & Society? What are the key accomplishments in the field? This book provides the clearest and most comprehensive account of work in this area to date.

Featuring a series of studies on sport, transgenderism, migration, illness, survival and belief, it illuminates the relationship between bodily change and action. Chris Shilling

Overview

Where are we at with studies of Body & Society? What are the key accomplishments in the field? This book provides the clearest and most comprehensive account of work in this area to date.

Featuring a series of studies on sport, transgenderism, migration, illness, survival and belief, it illuminates the relationship between bodily change and action. Chris Shilling's book provides an unrivalled survey of theory and empirical research and explores the hitherto neglected tradition of American 'body studies'.

Wide in scope, systematic and incisive the book represents a landmark addition to the field of studies in body and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412908320
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Series:
Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Embodying Social Action
Embodying Social Research
Competing
Presenting
Moving
Ailing
Surviving
Believing
Conclusion

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