Turner, Bryan S.

The body & society : explorations in social theory / Body and society Bryan S. Turner. - 3rd ed. - Los Angeles : SAGE, 2008. - x, 285 p. ; 24 cm. - Theory, culture & society . - Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered) .

Previous ed.: 1996.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-276) and index.

Introduction to the Third Edition 1
1 The Mode of Desire 17
2 Sociology and the Body 33
3 The Body and Religion 57
4 Bodily Order 77
5 Eve's Body 101
6 The End of Patriarchy? 119
7 The Disciplines 135
8 Government of the Body 151
9 Disease and Disorder 173
10 Ontology of Difference 192
11 Bodies in Motion 213
12 The Body and Boredom 227
13 Epilogue: Vulnerability and Values 242
References 263
Index 277

9781412929875 (pbk.) 9781412929868 (hbk.)

2007933009

GBA799712 bnb

014464331 Uk


Human body--Social aspects.
Sex in popular culture.

HM636 / .T87 2008

306.4 TUR / 013057
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