Book description:Genre: Sociology
1st ed. of "The Body: Social Process and Cultural Theory".
ISBN 13: 9780803984134
Number of pages: 593
This challenging volume reasserts the centrality of the body within social theory as a means to understanding the complex interrelations between nature, culture and society.
At a theoretical level, the volume explores the origins of a social theory of the body in sources ranging from the work of Nietzsche to contemporary feminist theory. The importance of a theoretical und