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The body & society [electronic resource] : explorations in social theory / Bryan S. Turner.

By: Turner, Bryan S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered): Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2008Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (x, 285 p.).ISBN: 9781849205412 (electronic bk.); 1849205418 (electronic bk.).Other title: Body and society.Subject(s): Human body -- Social aspects | Sex in popular culture | Human body | Sociology | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Sozialer Wandel | Leiblichkeit | Soziologie | Soziales System | K�orper | Soziologische TheorieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Body & society.DDC classification: 306.4 Other classification: MR 6050 | MR 6800 | MS 2850 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The mode of desire -- Sociology and the body -- The body and religion -- Bodily order -- Eve's body -- The end of patriarchy? -- The disciplines -- Government of the body -- Disease and disorder -- Ontology of difference -- Bodies in motion -- The body and boredom -- Vulnerability and values.
Summary: In a series of chapters, Bryan S. Turner explores various approaches to the body which sociologists have generally neglected, including the phenomenology of Merleau-Ponty and Feuerbach's work on sensualism. This edition reflects Turner's developing position on the centrality of vulnerability.
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Previous ed.: 1996.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-276) and index.

The mode of desire -- Sociology and the body -- The body and religion -- Bodily order -- Eve's body -- The end of patriarchy? -- The disciplines -- Government of the body -- Disease and disorder -- Ontology of difference -- Bodies in motion -- The body and boredom -- Vulnerability and values.

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In a series of chapters, Bryan S. Turner explores various approaches to the body which sociologists have generally neglected, including the phenomenology of Merleau-Ponty and Feuerbach's work on sensualism. This edition reflects Turner's developing position on the centrality of vulnerability.

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The body & society by Turner, Bryan S. ©2008
The body and society by Turner, Bryan S. ©1996
The body & society by Turner, Bryan S. ©2008
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