Relations between the biological and social sciences have been hotly contested and debated over the years. The uses and abuses of biology, not least to legitimate or naturalize social inequalities and to limit freedoms, have rightly been condemned. All too often, however the style of debate has...
Published June 4th 2003 by Routledge
Sociological Themes, Embodied Issues
The Lived Body takes a fresh look at the notion of human embodiment and provides an ideal textbook for undergraduates on the growing number of courses on the sociology of the body.The authors propose a new approach - an 'Embodied Sociology' - one which makes embodiment central rather than...
Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge
Critical Themes and Contemporary Issues
In this comprehensive assessment of the sociology of emotions, scholars of international stature argue that emotions hold a crucial key to our understanding of social processes. Covers key areas such as sexuality, health and gender....
Published November 5th 1997 by Routledge
Published September 18th 1996 by Routledge