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  • Print publication year: 2017
  • Online publication date: September 2017

Chapter 21 - Sociology of the Body and Embodiment

from Part V - The Sociology of the Self
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The Cambridge Handbook of Sociology
  • Online ISBN: 9781316418369
  • Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316418369
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