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'Lived' Body : Sociological Themes, Embodied Issues

'Lived' Body : Sociological Themes, Embodied Issues - 98 edition

'Lived' Body : Sociological Themes, Embodied Issues - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780203212660

ISBN10: 0203212665

Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Published: 1998
International: No

ISBN13: 9780203212660

ISBN10: 0203212665

Edition: 98
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Summary

The 'Lived' Body takes a fresh look at the problem of human embodiment through a critical examination of the dualist legacies of the past. A broad range of classical and contemporary social theorists are surveyed--from Marx to Freud, Foucault to Giddens, Deleuze to Guattari and Irigaray to Grosz--in terms of the bodily themes and issues they raise. A variety of new areas of research in this rapidly expanding field are also considered, including medical technology and the ''fate'' of human embodiment, the sociology of emotion, the problem of pain, sleep and dreams, and the relationship between the body, art and society.