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 that bodies in nature are subject to novel, complex and contradictory opportunities of freedom and escape, surveillance and monitoring, and guides readers through the various ways in which these bodily opportunities and constraints are temporally and spatially organized and managed.

Action and Noise Over a Hundred Years: The Making of a Nature Region

Action and noise over a hundred years: The making of a nature region
DavidMatless

Conduct: The Cultural Grain of a Region

Moral Geographies

M. Keane. Fined £155.00 with £45.00 costs at the Lowestoft Magistrates' Court on the 8 October 1993 for navigating a hired motor cruiser at a speed in excess of 4 mph, navigating without care and caution, failing to conform with instructions of the River Inspector and using obscene, scandalous, abusive, indecent or improper language on the River Waveney at Beccles on 11 April 1993. (entry in ‘Skipper's Handbook’ on hired cruiser, July 1995)

Hiring a motor cruiser on the Norfolk Broads in July 1995, and dutifully reading the ‘Skipper's Handbook’, I came across the ...

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