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The Body and Social Theory / Edition 2
     

The Body and Social Theory / Edition 2

by Chris Shilling
 

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ISBN-10: 0761942858

ISBN-13: 9780761942856

Pub. Date: 04/22/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Unrivalled in its clarity and coverage, this sparkling new edition of Chris Shilling's classic text is a masterful account of the emergence and development of body matters in sociology and related disciplines. A timely, well reasoned response to current concerns and controversies across the globe, the Third Edition of The Body and Social Theory has been

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Unrivalled in its clarity and coverage, this sparkling new edition of Chris Shilling's classic text is a masterful account of the emergence and development of body matters in sociology and related disciplines. A timely, well reasoned response to current concerns and controversies across the globe, the Third Edition of The Body and Social Theory has been revised and updated, with new discussions of 'action network theory', bodywork, pragmatism, the global resurgence of religious identities, 'new genetics', biological citizenship, and figurations of the living and dead.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761942856
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/22/2003
Series:
Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
Introduction
The Body in Sociology
The Naturalistic Body
The Socially Constructed Body
The Body and Social Inequalities: Embodying Sociology
The Body and Physical Capital
The Civilized Body
The Body, Self-Identity and Death: Figurations of Life and Death
Afterword: Embodiment, Identity and Theory
Absent-Present Bodies
The Body and Self-Identity
Body Theories and Corporeal Realism

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