A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment
Copyright © 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Editor(s): Frances E. Mascia-Lees
Published Online: 14 JUL 2011 10:31AM EST
Print ISBN: 9781405189491
Online ISBN: 9781444340488
About this Book
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