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The body in culture, technology and society [electronic resource] / Chris Shilling.

By: Shilling, Chris.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered): Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2005Description: 1 online resource (247 p.).ISBN: 9781412933476 (electronic bk.); 1412933471 (electronic bk.).Other title: Body in culture, technology & society [Cover title].Subject(s): Human body -- Social aspects | Electronic books | Corps humain -- Aspect social | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Menselijk lichaam | Sociologische aspecten | Sociale aspecten | K�orper -- Soziales | Kultur | Technologie | Gesellschaft | K�orperGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Body in culture, technology and society.DDC classification: 306.4'613 Other classification: 71.99 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 -- Introduction; Chapter 2 -- Classical Bodies; Chapter 3 -- Contemporary Bodies; Chapter 4 -- Working Bodies; Chapter 5 -- Sporting Bodies; Chapter 6 -- Musical Bodies; Chapter 7 -- Sociable Bodies; Chapter 8 -- Technological Bodies; Chapter 9 -- Conclusion; Bibliography; Author Index; Subject Index.
Summary: This is a milestone in the sociology of the body. The Body in Culture, Technology and Society offers the most comprehensive overview of the field to date and an innovative framework for the analysis of embodiment. It is founded on a revised view of the relation of classical works to the body.
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"Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society, Nottingham Trent University"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [210]-234) and indexes.

Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 -- Introduction; Chapter 2 -- Classical Bodies; Chapter 3 -- Contemporary Bodies; Chapter 4 -- Working Bodies; Chapter 5 -- Sporting Bodies; Chapter 6 -- Musical Bodies; Chapter 7 -- Sociable Bodies; Chapter 8 -- Technological Bodies; Chapter 9 -- Conclusion; Bibliography; Author Index; Subject Index.

This is a milestone in the sociology of the body. The Body in Culture, Technology and Society offers the most comprehensive overview of the field to date and an innovative framework for the analysis of embodiment. It is founded on a revised view of the relation of classical works to the body.

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