Journals Higher Education

£63.99

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Published: 31 March 2016

368 Pages | 3 tables

227x152mm

ISBN: 9780199019236


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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Sociology of the Body

A Reader

Claudia Malacrida and Jacqueline Low

  • Comprehensive coverage of a wide variety of topics—including bodies in a historical context, sexuality, reproduction, body shapes, and difference—gives students a broad overview of the sociological perspectives on the body.
  • Theoretical and historical foundations help students to better comprehend historical continuities and discontinuities of the social treatment and understanding of the body.
  • Multi-disciplinary nature makes this text suitable for students with a range of academic backgrounds.
  • Part introductions give students the context they need to understand the in-depth ideas presented in chapter readings.
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