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The body & society : explorations in social theory / Bryan S. Turner.

By: Turner, Bryan S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered): Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2008Edition: 3rd ed.Description: x, 285 p. ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781412929875 (pbk.); 9781412929868 (hbk.) .Other title: Body and society.Subject(s): Human body -- Social aspects | Sex in popular cultureDDC classification: 306.4 TUR
Contents:
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
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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

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