- ソシオロジ (ISSN:05841380)
- vol.36, no.1, pp.6-16,182, 1991-06-30 (Released:2017-02-15)
In the field of sociology, the problem of body has been nearly disregarded for a long time. But nowadays the bodies are going to draw more and more attention sociologically. From the medical sociology to the sociology of sexality, from the sociology of sports to the dramaturugical sociology.... , the human body is about to appear as an unavoidable sociological subjects. In this paper, I don't intend to construct a new paradigms of body sociology. I only try to make a sketch of body-theory tradition - from Descarte, Vico, Marx, Merleau-Ponty to Goffman, Foucault, Bourdieu and others. Doing so, I classify a great variety of body theories from the viewpoints of their subjects and their perspectives into a following figure.