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  1. General Readers 13 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 

    7. Body Modification 0 items
  2. Part 1: Conceptual and theoretical foundations 67 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 25 items
      1. The Body in Consumer Culture - M. Featherstone 1982

        Article Essential Essential reading for week 2

      2. The Forms of Capital - P. Bourdieu

        Chapter Essential This is essential reading for week 2

      3. 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.

      4. Further Reading 22 items
        1. Social class in the 21st century - Michael Savage 2015

          Book 

        2. Consumer culture - Celia Lury 2011

          Book 

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

          Article 

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

          Book 

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

          Book Essential See especially chapter 8

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

          Book Background

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

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

        8. 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.

        9. Body dressing - Joanne Entwistle, Elizabeth Wilson 2001

          Book 

        10. Body modification - Featherstone, Mike 2000

          Book Background See Introduction

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

          Book Background Print available

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

          Book Background

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

          Book Background

        14. 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

          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 25 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 21 items
      1. Everyday sexism - Laura Bates 2016

        Book 

      2. Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer - Cressida J. Heyes, Meredith Jones 2009

        Book 

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

        Book 

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

        Chapter Background

      5. 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 

      6. Gender and the media - Rosalind Gill 2007

        Book 

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

        Book 

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

        Article Background

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

        Book Background

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

        Book Background

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

        Book Background

      12. Beauty matters - Brand, Peggy Zeglin 2000

        Book Background

  5. 4. Gender and the body: Masculinity 18 items
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    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 24 items
    1. Black looks: race and representation - bell hooks 2015

      Book Essential All of the chapters are relevant for week 5 you can find the chapter on 'Eating the other" in this book

    2. The Matter of Whiteness - Richard Dyer

      Chapter Essential

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

      Book Essential Reading'Eating the Other' for class

    4. 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 26 items
    1. “Chav Mum Chav Scum” - Imogen Tyler 03/2008

      Article Essential Reading for class

    2. What is ‘social abjection’ | Social Abjection

      Webpage  Tyler explains in depth her use of the term social abjection which you can look at and apply in particular to particular bodies and how they appear in the media.

    3. Further Reading 23 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

      8. Respectable: the experience of class - Lynsey Hanley 2016

        Book 

      9. Estates: an intimate history - Lynsey Hanley 2012

        Book 

  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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