• Sociology & anthropology
      August 2001

      Bodies of Nature

      by Macnaghten, Phil; Urry, John;

      This book examines the embodied nature of people's experience in, and of, the modern world. It is therefore part of the deep-seated `turn towards the body', which has been such a pronounced feature of sociology in the last two decades. The book argues tha

    • Social theory
      March 1998

      Contested Natures

      by Macnaghten, Phil; Urry, John;

      Demonstrating that all notions of nature are entangled in different forms of social life, the text elaborates the ways in which the apparently natural world has been produced from within particular social practices. These are analyzed in terms of differen

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