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Book. English.
Published Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, c1995
will draw a wide readership from the ranks of literary critics, film scholars, science studies scholars and the growing legion of 'literature and science...

Book. English.
Published Observer, 2008

Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Blackwell, 1997
The concept of the body is one of the most recent, and yet hotly contested, areas of inquiry among philosophers. This reader captures different theoretical...

By Shilling, Chris
Paperback. English.
Published London: SAGE, 2008
Where are we at with studies of the body and society? What are the key accomplishments in the field? This title provides the clearest and most comprehensive...

By Weiss, Gail
Paperback. English.
Published New York; London: Routledge, 1999
This book is attuned to the complexities of race, class, gender, and geography and how they are always lived through bodily structures and experiences

By Gröning, Karl
Hardback. English.
Published London: Thames & Hudson, c1997
The decoration of the human body through scarification, piercing and tattooing is one of the oldest known art forms, with a history dating back at least...

By Elkins, James, 1955-
Paperback. English.
Published Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press [distributor], 1999
Moving from ancient Middle Eastern representations to Balthus, from Syriac prayer books to John Carpenter's film The Thing, this book explores the ways...

By Tortora, Gerard J
Hardback. English.
Published New York: John Wiley, c2007
7th ed
Offering a balanced introduction to the human body, this new edition provides a blend of artwork and clear text to ensure that readers gain a solid understanding...

Paperback. English.
Published Buckingham: Open University Press, 2000
In this introductory text, a number of lecturers explore the manner in which the body has become a focus of interest within the social sciences and how...

Paperback. English.
Published London: Routledge, 1998
We all have a body, but how does it impact upon our everyday life? This accessible introduction to the sociology of the body explores how ordinary women...
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