Sociology of the body: a topical current in socio-logical research: introduction to the thematic section

Evseeva Ya.V.


The introductory article traces the history of the estab-lishment and development of the sociology of the body as a field of sociological research. The following questions are considered in the article: status of the sociology of the body as a sociological subdisci-pline; range of issues studied by it; key authors and studies that have had the greatest impact on its development.


body; sociology of the body; theory and history of so-ciology; M. Mauss; M. Foucault; P. Bourdieu; M. Merleau-Ponty; E. Goffman; B.S. Turner.

DOI: 10.31249/rsoc/2022.03.01

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