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Comfortable bodies: sedentary affects

Bissell, David


Whilst to be comfortable is often equated with conservatism and complacency, this paper considers the various and often complex configurations of comfort as a desirable corporeal sensibility. Subsequently, this paper considers what corporeal comfort as an affective sensibility is and can do to theorisations of the sedentary body. The sensibility of corporeal comfort induced through the relationality between bodies and proximate objects is explored to trace through some of the affectual...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Environment and Planning A
DOI: 10.1068/a39380


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