The Body and Society

EPUB EBook by Bryan S. Turner

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Originally published in 1984, The Body and Society flew against prevailing trends which asked sociologists to understand society in terms of abstractions such as structure, class and function. The Body and Society EPUB EBook Instead, in a series of dazzling chapters, Bryan S Turner argued that the body should be the axis of sociological analysis. The Second Edition of this ground- EPUBbreaking book includes a new introduction which analyzes the social changes which have given a special prominence to the body in contemporary social theory, and develops Turner's own notion of a somatic society', a society within which major political and personal problems are both problematized in the body and expressed through it. Complementing the introdu Like this book? Read online this: Children of Exceptional Parents (Journal of Children in Contemporary Society Series (Journal of Children in Contemporary Society Series : Vol 15, No 1) , Yoga for YOUR Body - with Meera Patricia Kerr of Big Yoga (The Body Image Revolution).

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