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Twenty-First Century Dis-Ease? Habitual Reflexivity Or the Reflexive Habitus
While certain theorists have suggested that identity is increasingly reflexive, such accounts are arguably problematised by Bourdieu's concept of habitus, which – in pointing to the ‘embeddedness’ ofExpand
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Anchoring the (Postmodern) Self? Body Modification, Fashion and Identity
Recent years have seen a considerable resurgence in the popularity of tattooing and piercing, a development that some have dismissed as a fashionable trend. Others have argued that the relativeExpand
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Only skin deep? Tattooing, piercing and the transgressive body
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New standard precast concrete bridge beams: stage 1 - identification of new standard beam shapes
The objective of Stage I of this research project (carried out in 2002-2003) was to research and identify the most appropriate precast concrete bridge beam shapes that should be adopted in NewExpand
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Marked bodies, oppositional identities? Tattooing, piercing and the ambiguity of resistance
The last twenty to thirty years have seen a considerable resurgence in the popularity of tattooing and body piercing in the West, with tattooing, for instance, undergoing what some have called aExpand
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Just Anybody? Images, Ethics and Recognition
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Stop Making Sense? The Problem of the Body in Youth/Sub/Counter-Culture
Much of the existing writing on youth, sub, or counter-culture has adopted a predominantly textual or semiotic approach, focusing on subcultural style, in particular, and the resistant orExpand
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Body Dressing (Dress, Body, Culture)
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