The Body in Everyday Life


This book sets out to explore how ordinary women, men and children talk about their bodies and how they experience them in a variety of situations. The subject is covered through four central themes -- physical and emotional bodies; illness and disability; gender; and aging.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Sarah Nettleton
  • Jonathan Watson
  • Michael Bloor
  • Lee Monaghan
  • Russell P. Dobash
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1998


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