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The body and social theory [electronic resource] / Chris Shilling.

By: Shilling, Chris.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered): Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2003Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (x, 238 p.).ISBN: 9781849206570 (electronic bk.); 1849206570 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Human body -- Social aspects | Corps humain -- Aspect social | Menselijk lichaam | Sociologische aspecten | Corpo humano (aspectos sociais) | Cultura | Sociedade | K�orper | Leiblichkeit | Sozialer Wandel | Soziologie | Soziologische TheorieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Body and social theory.DDC classification: 306.4 Other classification: 71.52 | MR 6800 | SOZ 200f | SOZ 470f Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: In this updated edition Chris Shilling: provides a critical survey of the field; 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; and elucidates the practical uses of theory in striking and accessible ways.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [212]-230) and index.

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In this updated edition Chris Shilling: provides a critical survey of the field; 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; and elucidates the practical uses of theory in striking and accessible ways.

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