Chapter 6. Consuming Bodies: Media and the Construction and Representation of the Body

  1. John Clammer

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712771.ch6

Contemporary Urban Japan: A Sociology of Consumption

Contemporary Urban Japan: A Sociology of Consumption

How to Cite

Clammer, J. (1997) Consuming Bodies: Media and the Construction and Representation of the Body, in Contemporary Urban Japan: A Sociology of Consumption, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712771.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631203018

Online ISBN: 9780470712771

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Keywords:

  • media;
  • bookshop;
  • convenience store;
  • consumption;
  • Japan

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Reading Japanese Magazines

  • Reading the Images

  • Japanese Bodies/Cultural Theory

  • Japan, Consumption and Theories of Body

  • The Body, Media and Consumption

  • Towards a Conclusion