Embodied Sporting Practices: Regulating and Regulatory Bodies

Hardcover | July 31, 2009

byK. Woodward

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This is a book about bodies; material bodies and their practices and the regulatory bodies that shape embodied selves and their experiences. Sport is the focus for an examination of the links and intersections between lived bodies and the body politic and its disciplinary apparatuses.

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This is a book about bodies; material bodies and their practices and the regulatory bodies that shape embodied selves and their experiences. Sport is the focus for an examination of the links and intersections between lived bodies and the body politic and its disciplinary apparatuses.

KATH WOODWARD is Professor of Sociology at the Open University, UK. Her research focuses on the development of feminist theoretical perspectives on gendered, racialised identities. Her publications include Boxing, Identity and Masculinity: The I of the Tiger; Social Sciences: The Big Issues; Questions of Identity and Understanding Ide...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:July 31, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230218059

ISBN - 13:9780230218055

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Regulating Bodies--Regulatory Bodies
Body Matters
Sport Bodies at Play
Equalities and Inequalities
Embodied Selves Situated Bodies, Bodies as Situations
Beyond Text: Spectacles, Sensations and Affects
Beyond Bodies
Conclusion
Bibliography