Description - Cultural Bodies by Helen Thomas
Cultural Bodies: Ethnography and Theory is a unique collection that integrates two increasingly key areas of social and cultural research: the body and ethnography. * Breaks new ground in an area of study that continues to be a central theme of debate and research across the humanities and social sciences* Draws on ethnography as a useful means of exploring our everyday social and cultural environments* Constitutes an important step in developing two key areas of study, the body and ethnography, and the relationship between them* Brings together an international and multi--disciplinary team of scholars
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(239mm x 167mm x 26mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Helen Thomas
Helen Thomas is Professor of Sociology of Dance and Culture at Goldsmiths College. Her publications include Dance, Modernity and Culture: Explorations in the Sociology of Dance (1995), Dance and the City (editor, 1997), and The Body, Dance and Cultural Theory (2003). Jamilah Ahmed gained her PhD from Goldsmiths College. She is currently an editor at Sage Publications.