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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
We all have a body, but how does it impact upon our day to day life? This book sets out to explore how ordinary women, men and children talk about their bodies, through four central themes:- * physical and emotional bodies * illness and disability * gender * ageing. A coherent collection of such empirical research, The Body in Everyday Life provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 58.95
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 peripheral. They critically examine the dualist legacies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 22.95
Social Cognition looks at the way in which humans interpret, analyse and remember information about the social world. Topics covered include: attribution, social schemas and social representations, prejudice and discrimination. Suitable for the AQA-A A2 and AQA-B AS level examintation, mnd students studying social cognition for the first time at... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.95
Psychology has traditionally examined human experience from a realist perspective, focusing on observable 'facts'. This is especially so in areas of psychology which focus on the body, such as sexuality, madness or reproduction. In contrast, many sociologists, anthropologists and feminists have focused exclusively on the cultural and communicative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Bryan Turner is generally acknowledged to have been the key figure in opening up the sociological debate about the body. In this coruscating and fascinating book he shows how his thinking on the subject has developed and why sociologists must take the body seriously. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; US$ 61.95
Focusing on the sociological embodiment of various "social actors", the authors consider the subsequent links with the constraints of daily life i.e. the male body, female therapists, body builders, marital and sexual counsellors, sex workers. They present recent or new research findings on aspects of the body, variants from what is conventionally... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00
Stereotyping is one of the biggest single issues in social psychology, but relatively little is known about how and why stereotypes form. Stereotypes as Explanations is the first book to explore the process of stereotype formation, the way that people develop impressions and views of social groups. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 25.00
This is a book about the complex relationship between fear, danger, and the law, examining the many problems in what is known as 'the precautionary principle'. Laws of Fear represents a major statement from one of the most influential political and legal theorists writing today. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
We are now living in a 'risk' society: risk analysis, risk assessment and risk management are ever-expanding industries. In this lively and engaging introduction to one of todays major sociocultural concepts, Deborah Lupton examines why risk has come to such prominence at this particular point in history. She traces how risk has been constructed over... more...