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The body in culture, technology and society

Author: Chris Shilling; Nottingham Trent University. TCS Centre.
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2005.
Series: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work offers a comprehensive overview of the field of body studies and an innovative framework for the analysis of embodiment. It argues that the body should be read as a multi-dimensional medium for the constitution of society.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shilling, Chris.
Body in culture, technology and society.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2005
(OCoLC)654248902
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Shilling; Nottingham Trent University. TCS Centre.
ISBN: 0761971238 9780761971238 0761971246 9780761971245
OCLC Number: 56656874
Notes: "Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society, Nottingham Trent University"--Title page verso.
Description: 247 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Classical bodies --
Contemporary bodies --
Working bodies --
Sporting bodies --
Musical bodies --
Sociable bodies --
Technological bodies --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Other Titles: Body in culture, technology & society
Responsibility: Chris Shilling.
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