The Body and Social Theory (2nd revised edition)

Shilling, C. (2003) The Body and Social Theory (2nd revised edition). Theory, Culture and Society Series, 2 . Sage Publications, London, 248 pp. ISBN 9780761942856. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Demonstrates how developments in diet, sexuality, reproductive technology, genetic engineering and sports science have made the body a site for social alternatives and individual choices. This book explores the feminist, phenomenological and action-oriented approaches to the body. It examines the relationship between the body and self-identity.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Chris Shilling
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2008 18:01
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2014 09:31
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/4962 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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