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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:   Print book : Document   Computer File : 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 books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Falk, Pasi.
Consuming body.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1994
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pasi Falk
ISBN: 0803989741 9780803989740 0803989733 9780803989733
OCLC Number: 1058164610
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: xvii, 238 p. : ill., facsims ; 24 cm.
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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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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