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Thoroughly updated and revised throughout with brand new chapters on affective bodies, indeterminate bodies, assemblaged bodies and a new conclusion, and featuring essay and classroom questions for classroom use, The Body: Key Concepts, Second Edition, presents a concise and up-to-date introduction to, and analysis of, the complex and influential debates around the body in contemporary culture. Lisa Blackman outlines and illuminates those debates which have made the body central to current interdisciplinary thinking across the arts, humanities and sciences. Since body studies hit the mainstream, it has grown in new regions, including China, and moved in new directions to question what counts as a body and what it means to have and be a body in different contexts, milieu and settings. Lisa Blackman guides the reader through socio-cultural questions around representation, performance, class, race, gender, disability and sexuality to examine how current thinking about the body has developed and been transformed. Blackman engages with classic anthropological scholarship from Nancy Scheper-Hughes and Margaret Lock, revisits black feminist writings from the 1980s, as well as engaging with recent debates, thought and theorists who are inventing new concepts, methods and ways of apprehending embodiment which challenge binary and dualistic categories. It provides an overview of the proliferation of body studies into other disciplines, including media and cultural studies, philosophy, gender studies and anthropology, as well as mapping the future of body studies at the intersections of body and affect studies.


About the Author:

Lisa Blackman is Professor in the Department of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University in London, UK.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781350109414
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 231 mm
  • No of Pages: 182
  • Spine Width: 13 mm
  • Weight: 298 gr
  • ISBN-10: 135010941X
  • Publisher Date: 24 Jun 2021
  • Edition: New edition
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Sub Title: The Key Concepts
  • Width: 155 mm


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