A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment (Innbundet)

Serie: Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Anthropology 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 560
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
ISBN/EAN: 9781405189491
Kategori: Helse- og sosialfag
Omtale: A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment
A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment offers original essays that examine historical and contemporary approaches to conceptualizations of the body. * In this ground-breaking work on the body and embodiment, the latest scholarship from anthropology and related social science fields is presented, providing new insights on body politics and the experience of the body * Original chapters cover historical and contemporary approaches and highlight new research frameworks * Reflects the increasing importance of embodiment and its ethnographic contexts within anthropology * Highlights the increasing emphasis on examining the production of scientific, technological, and medical expertise in studying bodies and embodiment

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