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  1. General Readers 10 items
    1. The body: a reader - Fraser, Mariam, Greco, Monica 2005

      Book Essential

    2. Refiguring Bodies - Elizabeth Grosz

      Chapter Essential

    3. The body reader: essential social and cultural readings - Moore, Lisa Jean, Kosut, Mary 2010

      Book Background

    4. The body and social theory - Shilling, Chris 2012

      Book Essential

    5. The lived body: sociological themes, embodied issues - Williams, Simon J., Bendelow, Gillian 1998

      Book Background Also available in other formats and from other providers

    6. White privilege: essential readings on the other side of racism - Paula S. Rothenberg c2012

      Book 

  2. Part 1: Conceptual and theoretical foundations 65 items
    1. 1. Introduction: Social Theories of the Body 10 items
      1. The body and social theory - Chris Shilling 2012

        Book Essential See especially Introduction for the first week of teaching

      2. Further reading 9 items
        1. Sideshow U.S.A.: freaks and the American cultural imagination - Rachel Adams 2001

          Book 

        2. The SAGE handbook of identities - Margaret Wetherell, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Anne Fausto-Sterling 'Biology and Identity 2010

          Book 

        3. Cultured Bodies - E. Baldwin

          Chapter Background

        4. The body in society: an introduction - Alexandra Howson 2003

          Book 

        5. The body: social process and cultural theory - Featherstone, Mike, Hepworth, Mike, Turner, Bryan S 1991

          Book Background

        6. The Body and Difference - C. Shilling

          Chapter Background

    2. 2. Consumer body culture and physical capital 23 items
      1. Chapter 3 Highbrow and Emerging Captial

        Chapter Essential This is part of a new book on social class. This chapter explains in a very accessible way what Bourdieu means by cultural capital. We have hard copies of the book and I recommend the entire book as it is a very good and relevant read.

      2. The Forms of Capital - P. Bourdieu

        Chapter Essential This is essential reading for week 2

      3. The Body in Consumer Culture - M. Featherstone 1982

        Article Essential Essential reading for week 2

      4. Further Reading 20 items
        1. Consumer culture - Celia Lury 2011

          Book 

        2. The peasant and his body - P. Bourdieu 01/12/2004

          Article 

        3. Masculinity and men's lifestyle magazines - Bethan Benwell 2003

          Book 

        4. The consumer society: myths and structures - Baudrillard, Jean 1998

          Book Essential See especially chapter 8

        5. Tattooed: the sociogenesis of body art - Atkinson, Michael 2003

          Book Background

        6. Distinction: a social critique of the judgement of taste - Bourdieu, Pierre 1984

          Book Background See especially chapter 3, pp.169 - 225

        7. Distinction: a social critique of the judgement of taste - Pierre Bourdieu, Tony Bennett 2010

          Book Background This is a 2010 reprint of the above and is available in both E and print formats.

        8. Body dressing - Joanne Entwistle, Elizabeth Wilson 2001

          Book 

        9. Body modification - Featherstone, Mike 2000

          Book Background See Introduction

        10. Body work: beauty and self-image in American culture - Gimlin, Debra L. 2001

          Book Background Print available

        11. The culture of narcissism: American life in an age of diminishing expectations - Lasch, Christopher 1991

          Book Background

        12. Commodifying bodies - Scheper-Hughes, Nancy, Wacquant, Loïc J. D. 2002

          Book Background

        13. Looking good: Consumption and the problems of self-production - Jennifer Smith Maguire, K. Stanway 01/02/2008

          Article Background

    3. 3. Consumer Body Culture and Bio-Power 31 items
      1. The body: the key concepts - Blackman, Lisa 2008

        Book  Read section 'the disciplined body' p25-28

      2. Further Reading 29 items
        1. Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer - Cressida J. Heyes, Meredith Jones 2009 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        2. Ageing, Corporeality and Embodiment - Chris Gilleard, Paul Higgs 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        3. What Killed Moritz Erhardt? Internships and the Cultural dangers of Positive Ideas - Bogdan Costea, Peter Watt, Kostas Amiridis 2015

          Article Background You might find this article interesting as it concerns pushing the body to the limit in 'work'

        4. The Foucault effect: studies in governmentality : with two lectures by and an interview with Michael Foucault - Michel Foucault, Graham Burchell, Colin Gordon, Peter Miller 1991

          Book 

        5. Modernity and self-identity - Anthony Giddens 1991

          Book 

        6. Discipline and punish: the birth of the prison - Foucault, Michel 1995

          Book Essential See especially part 3, chapters 1-3. Other formats and editions available.

        7. Women and exercise: the body, health and consumerism - Eileen Kennedy, Pirkko Markula 2011

          Book 

        8. Article of Sociology of sport journal - Markula, P Tuning into One's Self 2004

          Article 

        9. Theory, sport and society - Joseph A. Maguire, Kevin Young 2002

          Book 

        10. Governmentality: power and rule in modern society - Dean, Mitchell 2010

          Book Background

        11. The civilizing process: The history of manners and State formation and civilization - Elias, Norbert, Jephcott, E. F. N. 1994

          Book Background

        12. Fit for consumption: sociology and the business of fitness - Maguire, Jennifer Smith 2008

          Book Background See especially chapter 2. Print available

        13. The history of sexuality: Vol.1: The will to knowledge - Foucault, Michel 1979

          Book Background

        14. Body/Power - M. Foucault

          Chapter Background

        15. The history of sexuality: Vol.2: The use of pleasure - Foucault, Michel 1985

          Book Background See especially Introduction. Also available in Evans, J. et al (eds) Identity: a reader

        16. Technologies of the Self - M. Foucault

          Chapter Background

        17. Governmentality - M. Foucault

          Chapter Background

        18. The imperative of health: public health of the regulated body - Lupton, Deborah 1995

          Book Background

        19. Foucault, sport and exercise: power, knowledge and transforming the self - Markula, Pirkko, Pringle, Richard 2006

          Book Background

        20. Governing the soul: the shaping of the private self - Rose, Nikolas 1999

          Book Background Other editions available

        21. Inventing our selves: psychology, power, and personhood - Rose, Nikolas 1996

          Book Background

  3. Themes in consumer body culture 0 items
  4. 4. Gender and the Body Beautiful 24 items
    1. Makeover TV: selfhood, citizenship, and celebrity - Brenda R. Weber 2009

      Book  Read chapter 2 'I'm a woman now!' for class

    2. Managing Masculinities: The Metrosexual Moment - National Communication Association (U.S.), Schugart, Helen 2008

      Article  Read this journal article on the metrosexual for class

    3. Further Reading 20 items
      1. Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer - Cressida J. Heyes, Meredith Jones 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. The beauty myth: how images of beauty are used against women - Naomi Wolf 1991

        Book 

      3. The Body and the reproduction of Femininity - S. Bordo

        Chapter Background

      4. Journal of sport and social issues - ARENA: The Institute for Sport and Social Analysis, Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), Markula, P 'Beyond the Perfect Body' 1976-

        Journal 

      5. Gender and the media - Rosalind Gill 2007

        Book 

      6. Cosmetic surgery: a feminist primer - Cressida J. Heyes, M. Jones 2009

        Book 

      7. Is Fat a Feminist Issue? Exploring the Gendered Nature of Weight Bias - Janna L. Fikkan, Esther D. Rothblum 2011-6-19

        Article Background

      8. Tough girls: women warriors and wonder women in popular culture - Inness, Sherrie A. 1999

        Book Background

      9. Representing women: myths of femininity in the popular media - McDonald, Myra 1995

        Book Background

      10. The beauty myth: how images of beauty are used against women - Wolf, Naomi 1991

        Book Background

      11. Beauty matters - Brand, Peggy Zeglin 2000

        Book Background

  5. 4. Gender and the body: Masculinity 18 items
    14/03/13
    1. Masculinity and men's lifestyle magazines - Benwell, Bethan 2003

      Book Background

    2. Beauty (Re)discovers the Male Body - S. Bordo

      Chapter Background

    3. Sport, masculinities and the body - Ian Wellard 2009

      Book 

    4. The male body: a new look at men in public and in private - Bordo, Susan R 2001

      Book Background

    5. The hidden consumer: masculinities, fashion and city life, 1860-1914 - Breward, Christopher 1999

      Book Background

    6. Male order: unwrapping masculinity - Chapman, Rowena, Rutherford, Jonathan 1988

      Book Background

    7. Man‐of‐Action Heroes: The Pursuit of Heroic Masculinity in Everyday Consumption - Douglas B. Holt, Craig J. Thompson 09/2004

      Article Background

    8. Manhood in America: a cultural history - Kimmel, Michael S. 2012

      Book Background

    9. Looking good: male body image in modern America - Luciano, Lynne 2001

      Book Background

    10. Hard looks: masculinities, spectatorship and contemporary consumption - Nixon, Sean 1996

      Book Background

    11. Exhibiting Masculinity - S. Nixon

      Chapter Background

  6. 4. Gender: Queer bodies 4 items
    1. Foucault and queer theory - Tamsin Spargo 1999

      Book 

    2. LGBT transnational identity and the media - Christopher Pullen 2012

      Book 

    3. The Routledge queer studies reader - Donald E. Hall, Annamarie Jagose 2013

      Book 

  7. 5. Race and Negotiation 23 items
    1. The Matter of Whiteness - Richard Dyer

      Chapter Essential

    2. Black looks: race and representation - bell hooks 2015

      Book Essential Reading'Eating the Other' for class

    3. Further Reading 20 items
      1. Scandalize my name: black feminist practice and the making of black social life - Terrion L. Williamson 2016

        Book 

      2. White - R. Dyer

        Chapter Background

      3. The Fact of Blackness - F. Fanon

        Chapter Background

      4. Body modification - Featherstone, Mike 2000

        Book Background see chapter 7 Klesse

      5. Whitewash: racialized politics and the media - John Gabriel 1998

        Book 

      6. Diaspora and the detour of Identity - P. Gilroy

        Chapter Background

      7. Consumer culture - Lury, Celia 2011

        Book Background Other editions available, see especially chapter on'Changing Races, Changing Places'

      8. Orientalism - Said, Edward W 2003

        Book Background Other editions available

      9. Stardom and celebrity: a reader - Su Holmes, Sean Redmond, Beltran, MC ' The Hollywood Latina Body as a Site of Social Struggle' 2007

        Book 

      10. Stardom and celebrity: a reader - Su Holmes, Sean Redmond, Redmond Sean The Whiteness of Star: Looking at Kate Winslet's Unruly Body' 2007

        Book 

      11. Hair raising: beauty, culture, and African American women - Noliwe M. Rooks 1996

        Book 

  8. 6. Class and Embodiment 20 items
    1. “Chav Mum Chav Scum” - Imogen Tyler 03/2008

      Article Essential Reading for class

    2. Further Reading 17 items
      1. White trash: race and class in America - Matt Wray, Annalee Newitz 1997

        Book 

      2. Reality television and class - Beverley Skeggs, Helen Wood 2011

        Book 

      3. The media and social theory - David Hesmondhalgh, Jason Toynbee, Wood Helen, Skeggs Bev 2008

        Book 

      4. Exposing lifestyle television: the big reveal - Gareth Palmer 2008

        Book 

      5. Outline of a theory of practice - Pierre Bourdieu, Richard Nice 1977

        Book 

      6. Cultural studies and the working class: subject to change - Sally Munt, Bromley, Roger 2000

        Book 

      7. The body: the key concepts - Lisa Blackman 2008

        Book  see chapter 2 Bodies and Difference

  9. 9. Bodily Futures 20 items
    1. Simians, cyborgs and women: the reinvention of nature - Haraway, Donna 1991

      Book Background 'A Manifesto for Cyborgs' also appears in this book - reading for class

    2. Haraway's Viral Cyborg

      Journal  Reading for class

    3. Further Reading 17 items
      1. Donna Haraway: live theory - Joseph W. Schneider 2005

        Book 

      2. Technologies of the gendered body: reading cyborg women - Balsamo, Anne Marie 1996

        Book Essential See especially chapter 2. Also available in S. Birrell & C. L. Cole (eds) 1994. Women, Sport and Culture

      3. When species meet - Donna Jeanne Haraway c2008

        Book 

      4. Bodies in code: interfaces with digital media - Mark B. N. Hansen 2006

        Book 

      5. The cybercultures reader - Bell, David, Kennedy, Barbara M. 2007

        Book Background Other editions available

      6. Body modification - Featherstone, Mike 2000

        Book Background

      7. Cyberspace/cyberbodies/cyberpunk: cultures of technological embodiment - Featherstone, Mike, Burrows, Roger 1995

        Book Background see especially chapters by Wilson, Luptin, Tomas, Balsamo; also available (in print only) as a special issue of Body and Society 1995 1 (3-4)

      8. Body and society - Nottingham Trent University

        Journal Background See special issue 1995 1 (3-4)

      9. Orlan: millennial female - Ince, Kate 2000

        Book Background Print available

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