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ERIC Number: EJ428780
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
The Human Body and Changing Cultural Conceptions of It Draw Attention of Humanities and Social-Science Scholars.
Heller, Scott
Chronicle of Higher Education, v37 n39 pA4,8-9 Jun 12 1991
Social scientists are increasingly recognizing that cultural context influences attitudes about the body, and that those attitudes change over time, affecting experience, policy, and social theory. The approach is currently significant because scientific advances and social and medical issues make the body a subject of political debate. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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