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The consuming body

Author: Pasi Falk
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1994.
Series: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pasi Falk offers a major synthesis and critical assessment of the debates surrounding the body, the self and contemporary consumer culture. He explores two fundamental issues for modern social theory - the delineation of modern consumption and the body's historically changing position in various cultural orders.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Falk, Pasi.
Consuming body.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1994
(DLC) 94066633
(OCoLC)32923769
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pasi Falk
ISBN: 9781848609723 1848609728 0585336938 9780585336930 9781446250648 1446250644 9781283881227 1283881225
OCLC Number: 45844008
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 238 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface / Bryan S. Turner --
1. Introduction --
2. Body, Self and Culture --
3. Corporeality and History --
4. Towards an Historical Anthropology of Taste --
5. Consuming Desire --
6. Selling Good(s); on the genealogy of modern advertising --
7. Pornography and the Representation of Presence.
Series Title: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Pasi Falk.
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