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Reframing the Body

Reframing the Body

by N. Watson
     
 
There has been a notable upsurge of interest in the body, both in terms of empirical and theoretical study and debate. Contributions to this book move these debates forward by considering a range of bodies as active in their own construction in social and economic processes. Authors consider the body as a site of agency, resistance and compromise and reflect upon the

Overview

There has been a notable upsurge of interest in the body, both in terms of empirical and theoretical study and debate. Contributions to this book move these debates forward by considering a range of bodies as active in their own construction in social and economic processes. Authors consider the body as a site of agency, resistance and compromise and reflect upon the reluctance of sociology to engage with the body and notions of embodiment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333774489
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
08/08/2001
Series:
Explorations in Sociology. British Sociological Association Conference Volume Series
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
269
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

Meet the Author

NICK BINGHAM Lecturer in Geography, Open University
KERYN CARTER Lecturer, School of Literacy and Communications Studies, Deaking University, Australia
G.COATES Lecturer in Sociology, University of Leicester
BOB CONNELL Australian Sociologist, Professor of Education, University of Sydney
LESLIE FISHWICK Lecturer in Sociology of Sport, University of Northumbria, Newcastle
ELIZABETH HALLAM Director of Cultural History, University of Aberdeen
JENNY HOCKEY Social Anthopologist, Senior Lecturer, School of Comparative and Applied Social Sciences, Hull University
SARAH L. HOLLOWAY Lecturer in Human Geography, Loughborough University
GLENNYS HOWARTH Associate Professor of Sociology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia
RON IPHOFEN Medical Sociologist, Faculty of Health Studies, University of Wales, Bangor
LEE MONAGHAN Lecturer, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University
KANE RACE Research Fellow, National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
JENNY RYAN Principal Lecturer in Sociology, Manchester Metropolitan University
CAROL THOMAS Senior Lecturer in Applied Social Sciences, Lancaster University
GILL VALENTINE Professor of Human Geography, University of Sheffield
KATIE J.WARD Doctoral Student, Staffordshire University
MILLY WILLIAMSON Lecturer on Mass Communication and Cultural Studies, School of Sociology, University of North London

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