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By Barbara Brook

Feminist views at the physique presents an obtainable creation to this very popular new region and is aimed toward scholars from numerous disciplines who're attracted to gaining an knowing of the main matters concerned. the writer explores many vital themes together with: the Western world's development of the physique as a theoretical, philosophical and political proposal; the physique and copy; medicalisation; plastic surgery and consuming issues; the physique in functionality; the personal and the general public physique; operating our bodies and new methods of pondering the body.

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