2. General works

Ah-King, Malin. (ed.) (2013). Challenging Popular Myths of Sex, Gender and Biology. Springer.

Nurka, C. (2018). Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery: Deviance, Desire and the Pursuit of Perfection. Palgrave Macmillan.

Backett-Milburn, Kathryn and Linda McKie. (eds.). (2001). Constructing Gendered Bodies. Hampshire: Palgrave.
Putting the Body’s Feet on the Ground: Towards a Sociological Reconceptualization of Gendered and Sexual Embodiment / Stevi Jackson; Sue Scott.
Flight Attendants and the Management of Gendered ‘Organizational Bodies’ / Melissa Tyler; Philip Hancock.
Sex, Talk and Making Bodies in the Science Lab / Tom Delph-Janiurek.
Paradoxical Stories of Prostitution / Joanna Phoenix.
The Working Body as a Sign: Historical Snapshots / Carol Wolkowitz.
Walking on the Beaches Looking at the.Bodies / Paula Black.
The Fabric of Love: A Semiotic Analysis of the Suspender Belt / Dana Wilson-Kovacs.
From ‘Peter Andre’s Six Pack’ to ‘I do Knees’--The Body in Young People’s Moral Discourse / Rachel Thomson; Sheena McGrellis; Janet Holland.
The Intersexual Body and the Medical Regulation of Gender / Myra J. Hird; Jenz Germon.
Telling Body Transgendering Stories / Richard Ekin; Dave King.
Double Damnation: Gay Disabled Men and the Negotiation of Masculinity / Terry O’Neill; Myra J. Hird.
A Break from the Norm: Exploring the Experiences of Queer Crips / Ruth Butler.

Birke, Lynda. (1986). Women, Feminism and Biology: The Feminist Challenge. Sussex: Harvester Press.

Birke, Lynda. (2000). Feminism and the Biological Body. Rutgers University Press.

Blood, Sylvia. (2009). Body Work: The Social Construction of Women’s Body Image. Routledge.

Cash, Thomas F., and Thomas Pruzinsky. (2004). Body Image: A Handbook of Theory, Research, & Clinical Practice. New York: Guilford Press.

Corrigan, Annette, and Denise Meredyth. (1994). The Body Politic. In Hughes, Kate Pritchard. (ed.). Contemporary Australian Feminism. Melbourne: Longman Chesire.

Cregan, Kate (2006). The Sociology of the Body: Mapping the Abstraction of Embodiment. London: Sage.

Crossley, N. (2001). The Social Body. London: Sage.

Crossley, Nick. (2005). Sociology and the Body. In Calhoun, C., C. Rojek, and B. Turner. (eds.) The Sage Handbook of Sociology. London: Sage.

Curti, Lidia. (1998). Female Stories, Female Bodies: Narrative, Identity, and Representation. New York University Press.

Davis, Kathy. (ed). (1997). Embodied Practices: Feminist Perspectives on the Body. London: Sage.

DeMello, Margo. (2000). Bodies of Inscription. Durham: Duke University Press.

Diprose, R. (1994). The Bodies of Women: Ethics, Embodiment and Sexual Difference. London & New York: Routledge.

Evans, Mary, and Ellie Lee. (eds.). (2002). Real Bodies: A sociological introduction. London: Palgrave.

Fausto-Sterling, Anne. (1992). Myths of Gender: Biological Theories About Women and Men. Westview Press.

Fausto-Sterling, Anne. (2000). Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality. Basic Books.

Featherstone, Mike, Mike Hepworth, and Bryan Turner. (eds.). (1991). The Body: Social Process and Cultural Theory. London: Sage.

Featherstone, Mike. (ed.) (year?). Body Modification. Sage.

Frost, Liz. (2001). Young Women and the Body: A Feminist Sociology. London: Palgrave.

Grogan, Sarah. (1999). Understanding Body Disatisfaction in Men, Women and Children. London: Routledge.

Hancock, Philip, Bill Hughes, and Elizabeth Jagger. (2009). The Body, Culture and Society: An Introduction. Buckingham: OUP Press.

Harrison, Wendy Cealy, and John Hood-Williams. (2002). Beyond Sex and Gender. London: Sage.

Holliday, Ruth, John Hassard, and Jon Binnie. (eds.). (2001). Contested Bodies. Routledge.

Horner, Avril and Angela Keane. (eds.). (2000). Body Matters: Feminism, Textuality, Corporeality. Manchester University Press

Howson, A. (2004). The Body in Society: An introduction. Blackwell.

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Laqueur, T. (1990). Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press.

Latimer, Joanna, and Michael Schillmeier. (eds.). (2008). Un/knowing Bodies. Wiley-Blackwell.

Lay, Mary, and others, (eds.) (2000). Body Talk: Rhetoric, Technology, Reproduction. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

Lippa, Richard A. (2002). Gender, Nature, and Nurture. Mahwah, N.J.: L. Erlbaum.
1. What’s the Difference Anyway?.
2. Masculinity and Femininity: Gender within Gender.
3. Theories of Gender.
4. The Case for Nature.
5. The Case for Nurture.
6. Cross-Examinations.
7. Gender, Nature, and Nurture: Looking to the Future.

Longhurst, Robynn. (2000). Bodies: Exploring Fluid Boundaries. Routledge.

Lorber, Judith, and Lisa Jean Moore. (2007). Gendered Bodies: Feminist Perspectives. Los Angeles: CA: Roxbury..
Introduction: Key Terms And Issues.
Neither Nature Nor Nurture: Theories Of The Gendered Body.
“Are You My Mother? My Father?” Gendering Procreation.
Barbie And G.I. Joe: Making Bodies Masculine And Feminine.
Eve, Venus, And “Real Women”: Constructing Women’s Bodies.
Adonis, Don Juan, And “Real Men”: Constructing Men’s Bodies.
Ambiguous Bodies: Transgender And Intersex.
You Don’t Need Arms And Legs To Sing: Gender And Disability.
Political Bodies: Violence And Violations.
Social Bodies: Changing Bodies In Changing Social Worlds.

Lorber, Judith. (1993). Believing is Seeing: Biology as Ideology. Gender & Society, 7, pp. 568-581.

Migdalek, Jack. (2015). The Embodied Performance of Gender. Routledge.

Nettleton, Sarah, and Jonathan Watson. (eds.). (1998). The Body in Everyday Life. Routledge.

Neveldine, Robert Burns. (1998). Bodies at Risk: Unsafe Limits in Romanticism and Postmodernism. Neveldine State University of New York Press.

Petersen, Alan. (2007). The Body in Question: A Socio-cultural Approach. Routledge.

Pitts, Victoria. (2003). In the Flesh: the Cultural Politics of Body Modification. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Price, Janet, and Margrit Shildrick. (eds.). (1999). Feminist Theory and the Body: A Reader. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Price, Janet. (1999). Vital Signs: Feminist Reconfigurations of the Biological Body. Edinburgh University Press

Roughgarden, J. (2013). Evolution's rainbow: Diversity, gender, and sexuality in nature and people. Univ of California Press.Schatzki, Theodore R., and Wolfgang Natter. (eds.). The Social and Political Body. Guilford Press.

Schiebinger, Londa. (ed.). (2000). Feminism and the Body. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Schilling, Chris. (2003). The Body in Culture, Technology and Society. Sage.

Schmitt, D. P. (2015). The evolution of culturally-variable sex differences: men and women are not always different, but when they are . . . it appears not to result from patriarchy or sex role socialization. In Shackelford, T. K. and Hansen, R. D. (Eds.), The Evolution of Sexuality. London: Springer International Publishing, pp. 221–256.

Schor and Weed. (eds.). (1994). The Essential Difference.

Scott, S., and D. Morgan. (eds.). (1993). Body Matters: Essays on the Sociology of the Body. Sussex: Falmer Press.

Shildrick, Margrit, and Janet Price. (eds.). (1998). Vital Signs: Feminist Reconfigurations of the Bio/logical Body. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Shilling, Chris. (1993). The Body and Social Theory. London: Sage.

Suleiman, Susan. (ed.). The Female Body in Western Culture. Harvard University Press.

Turner, Bryan S. (1996). The Body and Society: Explorations in Social Theory. London: Sage.

Turner, Bryan. (ed.). (2012). Routledge Handbook of Body Studies. Routledge.
Introduction: the Turn of the Body by Bryan S. Turner. Body, self and society. 1. Simone de Beauvoir and Binaries of the Body by Mary Evans 2. Pragmatism’s Embodied Philosophy: From Immediate Experience to Somaesthetics by Richard Shusterman 3. Norbert Elias and the Body by Mike Atkinson 4. Embodied Practice: Martin Heidegger, Pierre Bourdieu and Michel Foucault by Bryan S. Turner 5. My Multiple Sick Bodies: Symbolic Interactionism, Autoethnography and Embodiment by Ken Plummer 6. Feminist theory: Bodies, Science and Technology by Patricia Ticineto Clough 7. Foucault’s Body by Nikki Sullivan. What is a body?. 8. Layers or Versions? Human Bodies and the Love of Bitterness by Annemarie Mol 9. Phenomenology and the Body by Nick Crossley 10. Social Constructionism and the Body by Darin Weinberg 11. From Embodied Regulations to Hybrid Ontologies: Questioning Archaeological Bodies by Stratos Naneglou 12. Social Brains, Embodiment and Neuro-Interactionism by Victoria Pitts-Taylor. Religion and the body. 13. Relics of Faith: Fleshly Desires, Ascetic Disciplines and Devotional Affect in the Transnational Sathya Sai Movement by Tulasi Srinivas 14. The Body and the Veil by Sonja van Wichelen 15. Recomposing Decimated Bodies by Nurit Stadler. Medical regimes and the body. 16. Death Signals Life: A Semiotics of the Corpse by Lianna Hart and Stefan Timmermans 17. Beyond the Anorexic Paradigm: Re-Thinking ‘Eating’ Disorders by Susan Bordo 18. Disability, Impairment and the Body by Christopher Faircloth 19. The Body, Social Inequality and Health by Kevin White 20. Health and the Embodiment of the Life Course by Jenny Hockey and Allison James. Gender, Sexualities and Race. 21. Chinese Male Bodies: A Transnational Study of Masculinity and Sexuality by Travis S.K. Kong 22. Male Bodies, Masculine Bodies, Men’s Bodies: The Need for a Concept of Gex by Jeff Hearn 23. Racialized Bodies by Maxine Leeds Craig. Technologies and body modification. 24. Getting Work Done: Cosmetic Surgery as Constraint, as Commodity, as Commonplace by Heather Laine Talley 25. Modified Bodies: Texts, Projects and Process by Paul Sweetman 26. Questions of Life and Death: A Genealogy by Tiago Moreira and Paolo Palladino 27. Rejecting the Aging Body by Alex Dumas 28. Conclusion: The Varieties of My Body: Pain, Ethics and Illusio by Arthur W. Frank.

Weiss, Gail. (1999). Body Images: Embodiment as Intercorporeality. Routledge

Weitz, Rose. (ed). (1998). The Politics of Women’s Bodies: Sexuality, Appearance and Behavior. Oxford Univ Press.

Welton, Donn. (ed.). (1999). The Body. Blackwell Publishers

Williams, Simon J., and Gillian Bendelow. (1998). The Lived Body: Sociological Themes, Embodied Issues. London & New York: Routledge.

Wilson, Deborah S., and Christine Moneera Laennec. (eds.). Bodily Discursions: Genders, Representations, Technologies. State University of New York Press.

Young, Iris Marion. (1990). Throwing Like a Girl and Other Essays in Feminist Philosophy and Social Theory. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Young, Iris Marion. (2005). On Female Body Experience: ‘Throwing like a Girl’ and Other Essays. New York: Oxford.

Youngs, G. (ed.). (2000). Political Economy, Power and the Body: Global Perspectives. Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Zita, Jacqueline N. (1998). Body Talk: Philosophical Reflections on Sex and Gender. Columbia University Press.



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