The Body

Social Process and Cultural Theory

by Featherstone, Mike; Hepworth, Mike; Turner, Bryan S

This challenging volume reasserts the centrality of the body within social theory as a means to understanding the complex interrelations between nature, culture and society. The importance of a theoretical understanding of the body to social and cultural analysis of contemporary societies is demonstrated through specific case studies.
Rights Information


Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: January 1991
  • English
  • 9781848609150 / 0803984138
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 36.99 GBP
  • Pages: 352
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Readership: General - Trade
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by Mike Featherstone, Mike Hepworth, Bryan S. Turner.
  • Page size: 22
  • Illustration: Illustrations
  • Series: Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society
  • Series Part: 7
  • Reference Code: BDZ0000105639