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Forthcoming The Body Books

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  1. Identity Troubles

    An Introduction

    By Anthony Elliott

    These are turbulent times, a transformative world of both pervasive identity reinvention and identity crisis. The global electronic economy, digital worlds, vast mobilities, biotechnologies and the posthuman: the pervasive institutional features of contemporary societies are generating a...

    To Be Published November 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires

    The History of Corpse Medicine from the Renaissance to the Victorians, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Sugg

    Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires charts in vivid detail the largely forgotten history of European corpse medicine, which saw kings, ladies, gentlemen, priests and scientists prescribe, swallow or wear human blood, flesh, bone, fat, brains and skin in an attempt to heal themselves of epilepsy,...

    To Be Published November 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Schooled on Fat

    What Teens Tell Us About Gender, Body Image, and Obesity

    By Taylor Nicole

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    Obesity has dominated popular media as one of the most pressing issues of the new millennium. In the US, high rates of obesity, and by extension, fat people are often blamed for rising health-care costs and a weakening of national security. What does it mean to be considered fat during a time when...

    To Be Published December 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Biological Economies

    Enactive and post-human approaches to agriculture and food

    Edited by Richard Le Heron, Hugh Campbell, Nick Lewis, Michael Carolan, Terry Marsden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Recent agri-food studies, including commodity systems, the political economy of agriculture, regional development, and wider examinations of the rural dimension in economic geography and rural sociology have been confronted by three challenges. These can be summarized as: ‘post-human’ approaches to...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Embodied Emotions

    A Naturalist Approach to a Normative Phenomenon

    By Rebekka Hufendiek

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Rebekka Hufendiek explores emotions as embodied, action-oriented representations, providing a non-cognitivist theory of emotions that accounts for their normative dimensions. Embodied Emotions focuses not only on the bodily reactions involved in emotions, but also on the environment...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  7. Law, Philosophy and Ecology

    Exploring Re-Embodiments

    Edited by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer, Vito De Lucia, Sian Sullivan

    Series: Law, Justice and Ecology

    This book explores the failure of established institutions to challenge the categorical centrality of ‘Western Man’ to modernity. This failure can be linked to a fundamental tension between the tired assumptions of modernism and the urgent needs of a complex age characterized by eco-crises: a...

    To Be Published January 30th 2016 by Routledge

  8. The Psychology of Attraction

    By Viren Swami

    The past decade has seen the release of a flood of self-help and pop psychology books dealing with the initiation of romantic relationships. More often than not, however, these books – with their sloganeering and quick-fix solutions – are misleading and based on modern-day myths of attraction that...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Psychology Press

  9. Gender, Sport and Ethics

    The Case of Caster Semenya

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurelie Olivesi

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was withdrawn, for a time, from international competition. Her case became a cause célèbre and represents a rich, multi-layered example of the...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Global Health Geographies

    Edited by Clare Herrick, David Reubi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge