1. Short introductions and overviews

Connell, R.W. (2002). Differences and Bodies. Chapter 3 in Gender. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Connell, Raewyn, and Rebecca Pearse. (2015). Gender: in world perspective. (Chapter 4)

Holmes, Mary. (2007). What is Gender? Sociological Approaches. Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore: Sage. (Chapter: Is gender about bodies?)

Jackson, Stevi, and Sue Scott. (2001). Putting the Body’s Feet on the Ground: Towards a Sociological Reconceptualization of Gendered and Sexual Embodiment. In Backett-Milburn, Kathryn and Linda McKie. (eds.). Constructing Gendered Bodies. Hampshire: Palgrave.

Lennon, K. (2010). Feminist Perspectives on the Body. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2010 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = <http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/fall2010/entries/feminist-body/&gt;.

Lips, Hilary. (2013). Gender: The Basics. Routledge (Chapter 1).


Short introductions and overviews on the sociology of bodies

Garrett, C. (2003). Bodies and society. In Sociology: Australian connections. (eds.). R. Jureidini and M. Poole. 3rd edition. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

Jenkins, R. (2002). The Human World and the Natural World. Chapter 6 in Foundations of Sociology. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

Lloyd, M. (1999). The Body. In Ashe, F., A. Finlayson, M. Lloyd, I. MacKenzie, J. Martin, and S. O’Neill. (eds.) Contemporary Social and Political Theory: An introduction. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Shilling, Chris. (1997). The Body and Difference. In Woodward, Kathryn. (ed.). Identity and Difference. London: Sage.

Willis, E. (2004). The Social and the Biological World. Chapter 6 in The Sociological Quest: An introduction to the study of social life. 4th edition, Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.