The Body in Everyday Life

The Body in Everyday Life

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We all have a body, but how does it impact upon our day to day life? This book sets out to explore how ordinary women, men and children talk about their bodies, through four central themes:- * physical and emotional bodies * illness and disability * gender * ageing. A coherent collection of such empirical research, The Body in Everyday Life provides an accessible introduction to the sociology of the body, a field previously dominated by theoretical or philosophical accounts.Similarly, all our steroid-using bodybuilders were able to draw a distinction, not only between steroid use and the use ... that abuse of steroids connoted the improper and unplanned taking of steroids, taking steroids without cycling plans. Indeed, over-use might be operationally defined as exceeding planned dosages, an absence of control: S39: therea#39;s safe limits to take [on] which to make steady gains.

Title:The Body in Everyday Life
Author:Sarah Nettleton, Jonathan Watson
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-03-11


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