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Focault, Sport And Exercise / Edition 1

Focault, Sport And Exercise / Edition 1

by Pirkko Markula-Denison, Richard Pringle
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ISBN-13: 9780415358637
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/13/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Power, Knowledge and the Self: Introduction to Foucauldian Theorising 1. An Introduction to Michel Foucault: His Work, Life and Effect 2. Technologies of Dominance: Power, Discourses and the Disciplined Bodies Part 2: Foucauldian Interpretations of the Body and Lived Experiences in Sport and Exercise 3. Knowledge and Truth: Discursive Construction of the Fit and Healthy Body 4. Exercise: Disciplined into Docile Bodies 5. Sport and the Discursive Construction of Gendered Bodies 6. A Discursive Analysis of Rugby Experiences and the Construction of Gendered Identities Part 3: Aesthetics of Ethical Self Stylisation 7. The Technologies of the Self 8. Aesthetic Self-Stylisation: Mindful Fitness as Practice of Freedom 9. The Ethics of Self-Care: The Academic Self as a Work of Art 10. Ethical Games of Truth: Critical Pedagogy and Collective Stories Conclusion Notes References Index

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