Making sense of the body: anarchism, nudism and subjective experience

  title={Making sense of the body: anarchism, nudism and subjective experience},
  author={Richard Cleminson},
  journal={Bulletin of Spanish Studies},
  pages={697 - 716}
  • R. Cleminson
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Sociology
  • Bulletin of Spanish Studies
In contrast to the emphasis placed in some studies on language and text as the principal lens through which to understand the body, recent accounts have argued that it is necessary to see the body not just as an entity formed and acted upon by discourse alone, but as something which is ‘made’ by a conjunction, or an interaction of discursive and material influences. Rather than leaving the physical body out of the equation, some theorists such as Bryan Turner have called for a ‘foundationalist… 
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