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The Resource Body studies : the basics, Niall Richardson and Adam Locks, (electronic book)

Body studies : the basics, Niall Richardson and Adam Locks, (electronic book)

Label
Body studies : the basics
Title
Body studies
Title remainder
the basics
Statement of responsibility
Niall Richardson and Adam Locks
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Consideration of the body as a subject for study has increased in recent years with new technologies, forms of modification, debates about obesity and issues of age being brought into focus by the media. Drawing on contemporary culture, Body Studies: The Basics introduces readers to the key concerns and debates surrounding the study of the sociological body, cutting across disciplines to cover topics which include:Nature vs. Culture: how we 'build' and transform our bodiesConformity and resistance in bodily practice Issues of body image--beauty, diet, exercise and ageSporting bodies and the pursuit of idealsEnfreakment, disability and monstrosityCyborgs and virtual online bodiesWith further reading signposted throughout, this accessible book is essential reading for anyone studying the body through the lens of sociology, cultural studies, sports studies, media studies and gender studies; and all those with an interest in how the physical body can be a social construct"-- Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
FlBoTFG
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Richardson, Niall.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Locks, Adam.
Series statement
Basics
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Human body
Label
Body studies : the basics, Niall Richardson and Adam Locks, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Body : nature or cultur? -- 2. Conformity or resistance? -- 3. Body image : beauty and age(ing) -- 4. Monstrosity, enfreakment and disability -- 5. Body modification -- 6. Cyborgs
Control code
9781315777153
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 145 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415696203
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Body studies : the basics, Niall Richardson and Adam Locks, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Body : nature or cultur? -- 2. Conformity or resistance? -- 3. Body image : beauty and age(ing) -- 4. Monstrosity, enfreakment and disability -- 5. Body modification -- 6. Cyborgs
Control code
9781315777153
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 145 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415696203
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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