- Dr Sharron Hinchliff, Sheffield University
"Cregan has achieved something distinct: an account of the sociology of the body which incorporates both theory and empirical studies, which demonstrates excellent coverage of an ever expanding field, and which is written in an accessible style... An intelligent treatment and account of the sociology of the body, which I look forward to incorporating into my teaching."
- Dr Rob Meadows, University of Surrey
"This book is a great idea. It provides a thorough, accessible and interesting introduction to the most important concepts in the sociology of the body. Students new to this area will find it invaluable."
- Professor Deborah Lupton, University of Sydney
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. Each concept:
- Includes an easy to understand definition
- Provides real-world examples
- Gives suggestions for further reading
- Is carefully cross-referenced to other related concepts.
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- Verlag: SAGE Publications
- Seitenzahl: 224
- Erscheinungstermin: 16. August 2012
- ISBN-13: 9781446268889
- Artikelnr.: 42154902
Appearance and Beauty
Death and Dying
Food and Eating
Gesture and Habits
Health and Illness
Media and Representation
Medicine and Science
Race and Ethnicity