The Consuming Body
by Pasi Falk


Overview - This book provides a fascinating examination of the relationship between consumption, the idea of the body and the formation of the self. In tracing these connections, The Consuming Body develops a profile of individuality in the late twentieth century - in both its bodily and mental aspects.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This book provides a fascinating examination of the relationship between consumption, the idea of the body and the formation of the self. In tracing these connections, The Consuming Body develops a profile of individuality in the late twentieth century - in both its bodily and mental aspects.

Pasi Falk offers a major synthesis and critical assessment of the debates surrounding the body, the self and contemporary consumer culture. The author explores two fundamental issues for modern social theory - the delineation of modern consumption and the body's historically changing position in various cultural orders. In the course of his argument he examines both metaphors of consumption and investigates the issues of representation i


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  • ISBN-13: 9780803989740
  • ISBN-10: 0803989741
  • Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
  • Publish Date: September 1994
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.14 x 0.55 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.81 pounds

Series: Theory

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