The Body in Society: An Introduction by Alexandra Howson
- Author: Alexandra Howson
- eBook title: The Body in Society: An Introduction
- Category: Politics & Social Sciences
- Subcategory: Sociology
- ISBN: 074562538X
- ISBN13: 978-0745625386
- Size PDF: 1522 kb
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* Accessible introduction to the complex topic of the sociology of the body.
* Examines what certain aspects of our bodies, such as the size, shape, smell and demeanor, reveal about the social organization of everyday life.
* Introduces students to the key theoretical perspectives and conceptual frameworks which help us to understand the social significance of the human body.
* Uses examples with which readers will have familiarity, such as eating and sleeping.