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The Body, Childhood and Society

£19.99

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Both 'childhood' and 'the body' are of growing importance in sociology and social theory. This book brings these topics together and explores the links between them. It examines how childhood bodies are constructed in schools, families, courts, hospitals and in film. Recognising that children's bodies are a target for adult social regulation, the contributors show that children are also active in their construction, employ them in social action and resistance and generate their own meanings about them.

The book is in very good- condition. Pages clean but crease and scuffing to rear cover.

Item details

Author(s):
Prout, Alan (ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21.6 x 13.3cm
Edition:
First edition, 2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
033365949X
ISBN-13:
9780333659496
Number of pages:
211
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
The Body, Childhood and Society

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Both 'childhood' and 'the body' are of growing importance in sociology and social theory. This book brings these topics together and explores the links between them. It examines how childhood bodies are constructed in schools, families, courts, hospitals and in film. Recognising that children's bodies are a target for adult social regulation, the contributors show that children are also active in their construction, employ them in social action and resistance and generate their own meanings about them.

The book is in very good- condition. Pages clean but crease and scuffing to rear cover.

Author(s):
Prout, Alan (ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21.6 x 13.3cm
Edition:
First edition, 2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
033365949X
ISBN-13:
9780333659496
Number of pages:
211
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
The Body, Childhood and Society

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