By Nick Crossley

This publication explores either the embodied nature of social existence and the social nature of human physically lifestyles. It presents an available overview of the modern social technology debates at the physique, and develops a coherent new perspective.

Nick Crossley severely reports the literature on brain and physique, and likewise at the physique and society. He attracts on theoretical insights from the paintings of Gilbert Ryle, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, George Herbert Mead and Pierre Bourdieu, and indicates how the paintings of those writers overlaps in fascinating and demanding methods which, while mixed, give you the foundation for a persuasive and powerful account of human embodiment.

The Social Body presents a well timed overview of the theoretical ways to the sociology of the physique. It bargains new insights, and a coherent new standpoint at the body.

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