The book presents and analyses the bodily meaning making processes that originates in its performances and representations in today’s world. It starts from philosophical, sociological, anthropological and religious views, and from those visions analyzes how this seminal visions are expressed in contemporary societies.
Also the book scrutinizes the morphological body and how its parts and articulations are endowed with meanings. At the same time, the book deals with body performances in contemporary rituals and hoy beauty technologies transform the body in order to meet today’s standards of prettiness. Under a multidisciplinary scrutiny the pages of this book bring a new whole vision of the ways that today’s bodily performances and representations shape our world.