Exploring the Body

Exploring the Body

by Sarah Cunningham-Burley
     
 

This book explores the diverse ways of researching and theorizing the body. It draws together a range of empirical work on different themes, each taking the body and its study as its central problematic. It creatively combines contributions on disability, illness, scars, sleep, complementary medicine, and running, as well as the lifecourse themes of childhood, youth… See more details below

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This book explores the diverse ways of researching and theorizing the body. It draws together a range of empirical work on different themes, each taking the body and its study as its central problematic. It creatively combines contributions on disability, illness, scars, sleep, complementary medicine, and running, as well as the lifecourse themes of childhood, youth and death. The different approaches to reaching the body examined through these contributions include autobiography, case studies, interviews, and participant observation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333775950
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Explorations in Sociology Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
5.68(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.86(d)

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