The Body in Society: An Introduction

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In everyday life we are not, for the most part, actively conscious of our bodies or the bodies of others we simply take them for granted. This new edition of a lively introduction to the sociology of the body examines what certain aspects of our bodies, such as the size, shape, smell and demeanour, reveal about the social organization of everyday life and how the body is crucial to the way we engage with the world and the people around us. The human body is endowed with varied forms of social significance which ...

The Body in Society: An Introduction 2012, Polity Press, Oxford

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