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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 73 new and published books in the subject of The Body — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. War and the Body

    Militarisation, Practice and Experience

    Edited by Kevin McSorley

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This edited volume places the body at the centre of critical thinking about war and its consequences. War is fundamentally embodied. The reality of war is not just politics by any other means but politics incarnate, politics written on and experienced through the thinking, feeling bodies of men and...

    Published October 8th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Reflections on Process Sociology and Sport

    'Walking the Line'

    By Joseph Maguire

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    The book focuses on the distinctive contribution that Joseph Maguire has made to process sociology and the study of sport. Maguire’s work over the past three decades highlights how process sociology has a unique perspective on the relationship between sport, culture and society, and to the body,...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Dimensions of Pain

    Humanities and Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Lisa Folkmarson Käll

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Pain research is still dominated by biomedical perspectives and the need to articulate pain in ways other than those offered by evidence based medical models is pressing. Examining closely subjective experiences of pain, this book explores the way in which pain is situated, communicated and formed...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Human Sex Trafficking

    Edited by Frances P. Bernat

    Human sex trafficking is believed to the most common form of modern day slavery. The victims of domestic and international sex trafficking are estimated to be in the millions. Most of these victims are female and children. They are enslaved in the commercial sex industry for little or no...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking Disability

    Bodies, Senses, and Things

    By Michael Schillmeier

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    This text is a critical and empirically-based introduction to disability studies. It offers a comprehensive, book-length analysis of disability through the lens of Science and Technology Studies (STS), and presents a practice-oriented discussion of how bodies, senses and things are linked in...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Sexuality, Gender and Power

    Intersectional and Transnational Perspectives

    Edited by Anna G. Jónasdóttir, Valerie Bryson, Kathleen B. Jones

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    Bringing together essays by a distinguished international group of leading and emerging scholars of sexuality and gender, this stimulating and accessible collection explores a range of theoretical and "real world" perspectives current in the field. Treating these approaches as complementary,...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Overcoming Objectification

    A Carnal Ethics

    By Ann J. Cahill

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Objectification is a foundational concept in feminist theory, used to analyze such disparate social phenomena as sex work, representation of women's bodies, and sexual harassment. However, there has been an increasing trend among scholars of rejecting and re-evaluating the philosophical assumptions...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Fat

    By Deborah Lupton

    Series: Shortcuts

    In contemporary western societies the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized and...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Body Studies

    Edited by Bryan S Turner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    In the last three decades, the human body has gained increasing prominence in contemporary political debates, and it has become a central topic of modern social sciences and humanities. Modern technologies – such as organ transplants, stem-cell research, nanotechnology, cosmetic surgery and...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Depression

    Integrating Science, Culture, and Humanities

    By Bradley Lewis

    Series: The Routledge Series Integrating Science and Culture

    We live in an era of depression, a condition that causes extensive suffering for individuals and families and saps our collective productivity. Yet there remains considerable confusion about how to understand depression. Depression: Integrating Science, Culture, and Humanities looks at the varied...

    Published October 7th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Medical Anthropology in Europe: Shaping the Field
    Edited by Elisabeth Hsu, Caroline Potter
    To Be Published October 15th 2014
  2. Bisexual Perspectives on the Life and Work of Alfred C. Kinsey
    Edited by Ron Suresha
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  3. The Body: Social and Cultural Dissections
    By Lisa Jean Moore, Monica J. Casper
    To Be Published November 4th 2014
  4. Sports, Religion and Disability
    Edited by Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker
    To Be Published November 4th 2014
  5. The Embodied Performance of Gender
    By Jack Migdalek
    To Be Published November 6th 2014

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