FREE Download : Beyond the Body Proper Reading the Anthropology of Material Life

Margaret Lock, Judith Farquhar, "Beyond the Body Proper: Reading the Anthropology of Material Life"
English | ISBN: 0822338300, 0822338459 | 2007 | PDF | 704 pages | 118 MB
Over the past several decades, scholars in both the social sciences and humanities have moved beyond the idea that there is a 'body proper': a singular, discrete biological organism with an individual psyche. They have begun to perceive embodiment as dynamic rather than static, as experiences that vary over time and across the world as they are shaped by discourses, institutions, practices, technologies, and ideologies.

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