By Niall Richardson,Adam Locks
Consideration of the physique as an issue for learn has elevated in recent times with new applied sciences, kinds of amendment, debates approximately weight problems and problems with age being introduced into concentration via the media. Drawing on modern tradition, Body reviews: The Basics introduces readers to the major issues and debates surrounding the examine of the sociological physique, slicing throughout disciplines to hide subject matters which include:
- Nature vs. tradition: how we ‘build’ and remodel our bodies
- Conformity and resistance in physically perform
- Issues of physique photo – good looks, nutrition, workout and age
- Sporting our bodies and the pursuit of ideals
- Enfreakment, incapacity and monstrosity
- Cyborgs and digital on-line bodies
With additional studying signposted all through, this obtainable publication is key studying for a person learning the physique in the course of the lens of sociology, cultural stories, activities reports, media experiences and gender stories; and all people with an curiosity in how the actual physique could be a social construct.
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Body Studies: The Basics by Niall Richardson,Adam Locks