9780415103596

The Body Social

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415103596

  • ISBN10:

    0415103592

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1993-09-09
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

In this captivating book Anthony Synnott explores a subject which has been woefully ignored: our bodies. He surveys the history for thinking about the body and the senses, then focuses on specific themes: gender, beauty, the face, hair, touch, smell and sight. He concludes with a review of classical and contemporary theories of the body and the senses. Thinking about the body will never be the same after reading this book.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Body
Gender
Beauty and the Face
Hair
the Senses
Touch
Smell
Sight
Sociologies of the Body
Notes
Bibliography
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