SAGE Key Concepts series: Key Concepts in Body and Society

Editor/Author Cregan, Kate
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Sage UK

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-84787-544-0
Category: Social Sciences
Book Status: Available
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This book provides a clear, focused road map to the study of the body in society. It defines, explains and applies core topics relating to the human body demonstrating how we approach it as a social phenomenon.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • Ageing and Childhood
  • Anorexia/Bulimia/Obesity
  • Appearance and Beauty
  • Civilizing Processes
  • Class/Caste
  • Clothing
  • Colonialism/Post-colonialism
  • Consumption
  • Cyborgs
  • Death and Dying
  • Difference
  • Disability/Ability
  • Discourse
  • Dualism
  • Emotion
  • Feminism
  • Food and Eating
  • Gender/Sex
  • Genetics
  • Gesture and Habits
  • Habitus
  • Health and Illness
  • Identity
  • Media and Representation
  • Medicine and Science
  • Modification/Dysmorphias
  • Nature/Culture
  • Pain
  • Performativity
  • Phenomenology
  • Power
  • Private and Public
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Queer
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Religion
  • Reproduction
  • Sexuality
  • Sport
  • Technology
  • Violence
  • Work
  • Youth and Children
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography