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“I must say at the start that this is a most important and interesting collection which does much to advance the sociology of the body. I congratulate the editors for a fine achievement, and the editors of TCS for pioneering this new, and now much less secret, theorizing of the body and of the embodied self.” Contemporary Sociology “Both engrossing and challenging, the papers present to the reader an opportunity to examine in depth the significance of the human physique…. A thought provoking book.” Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling For centuries the human body has been a long-established issue in anthropology. However, human embodiment is increasingly becoming the primary focus in sociology and cultural studies as a means to understanding the complex interrelations between nature, ...

For a Sociology of the Body: An Analytical Review
For a sociology of the body: An analytical review
ArthurW.Frank
An Analytical Theory of the Body
Sociology and the Body

How would the course of sociology have run differently if Mead's (1970) classic work had been titled, ‘Body, Self, and Society’? What if Durkheim had analyzed suicide from the perspective of the embodied act ...

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