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Description - Un/knowing Bodies by Joanna Latimer

Leading international authors from across the social science disciplines explore the contemporary re-theorizing of bodies as known, knowing and unknowing. Presents cutting-edge research on ageing, disability, and biomedicine, together with original philosophical debates about the body and embodiment Offers exciting and creative approaches to researching disembodiment and to the practice, organization, and conduct of care Original exploration of contemporary theory and social philosophy on the body Includes innovative and creative approaches to care and primary research in medicine, genetics, disability, and ageing studies

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405190831
ISBN-10: 1405190833
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 155mm x 14mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joanna Latimer

Joanna Latimer is Reader at Cardiff University School of Social Sciences where she teaches cultural sociology, interpretative and post-structural social theory, and the social study of biomedicine, the body, health and illness. She has researched and published widely on older people, medicine, nursing, genetic science, materiality and meaning, and the politics of health care. More recently she has been researching non-human-human relations. Her publications include The Conduct of Care: Understanding Nursing Practice and two new books, The Gene, the Clinical and the Family: Diagnosing Dysmorphology, Reviving (Bio)medical Dominance and Horses, People and the Ordering of Relations. Michael Schillmeier teaches Sociology, Science and Technology Studies (STS), Disability Studies and Empirical Philosophy at the Department of Sociology at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany. He received his PhD from Lancaster University/UK. He mainly writes on the material dynamics of societal ordering and change, cosmo-political events, on bodies/senses and dis/ability, on the societal relevance of objects and the heterogeneity of the social.

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