Embodied Sporting Practices: Regulating and Regulatory Bodies (Hardcover)

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Description


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.

About the Author


Kath Woodward is Professor of Sociology and Head of Department in the Sociology Department at the Open University, UK. Her interests bring together feminist theory, gender studies and sport. She is author of Boxing, Masculinity and Identity, Social Sciences: The Big Issues, Why Feminism Matters, Embodied Sporting Practices, and Sex, Power and the Games.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230218055
ISBN-10: 0230218059
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: July 31st, 2009
Pages: 206
Language: English