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Title Corporeality : the body and society / edited by Cassandra A. Ogden and Stephen Wakeman ; series editor, Katherine Harrison
Published Chester, [England] : University of Chester Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (181 pages)
Series Issues in the Social Sciences ; 8
Issues in the social sciences ; 8
Contents Transforming Fat Bodies : Lifestyle Media and Corporeal Responsibility / Jayne Raisorough -- Using Women : Embodied Deviance, Pollution and Reproductive Regimes / Elizabeth Ettorre -- For an Embodied Sociology of Drug Use : Mephedrone and "Corporeal Pleasure" / Stephen Wakeman -- Why Critical Disability Studies? / Dan Goodley -- Surveillance of the Leaky Child : No-body's Normal but that Doesn't Stop Us Trying / Cassandra A. Ogden -- Mercenary Killer or Embodied Veteran? The Case of Paul Slough and the Nisour Square Massacre / Paul Higate -- Commemorating Fatalities of War and National Identity in the Twenty-First Century / Michael S. Drake -- Governing the Body : The Legal, Administrative and Discursive Control of the Psychiatric Patient / Paul Taylor
Summary Regardless of how a person spends her or his day, in a classroom, in work or outside employment, whatever our thoughts, beliefs and experiences of life, all living is embodied. We are of and within our bodies. During the last thirty years, social scientists have increasingly turned their attention to the body as a site of both theoretical engagement and empirical exploration. Recently, public discourse has also become preoccupied with embodied debates: the obesity crisis and the London 2012 Paralympics have located the body firmly in the realm of public interest. The new essays collected in Co
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed December 26, 2013)
Subject Human body -- Social aspects -- History -- Congresses.
Human body -- Symbolic aspects -- History -- Congresses.
Social archaeology -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Harrison, Katherine
Ogden, Cassandra A.
Wakeman, Stephen
ISBN 1908258543 (electronic bk)
9781908258540 (electronic bk)