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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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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pasi Falk
OCLC Number: 1119102373
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 238 p.) : ill.
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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