Practising Identities: Power and Resistance

Practising Identities: Power and Resistance

by Julie Seymour (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312222277
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Series: Explorations in Sociology Series
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

NADIA JOANNE BRITTON Research Assistant, Department of Sociology, University of Manchester
MALCOLM BROWN is writing a PhD thesis in the Department of Sociology, University of Glasgow
BEN CARRINGTON Lecturer in Sociology, University of Brighton
EMMA CLARENCE Research Assistant, Department of Public Policy, University of Central England
IAN COOK Lecturer in Human Geography and Cultural Studies, University of Wales, Lampeter
PHILIP CRANG Lecturer in Human Geography, University College London
LORRAINE CULLEY Principal Lecturer and Head of Health
SIMON DYSON Principal Lecturer in Health Studies, De Montfort University, Leicester
SILVIA HAM-YING Principal Lecturer in Nursing, De Montfort University, Leicester
JOSEPH MAGUIRE Reader in Sociology of Sport, Loughborough University
LOUISE MANSFIELD Senior Lecturer in the Sport Science Department, Canterbury Christ Church College
PAUL SWEETMAN Lecturer in Sociology, University of Durham
SHIRLEY TATE Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Leeds Metropolitan University
MARK THORPE Research Associate, University College London
STEPHEN WHITEHEAD Lecturer in Postcompulsory Education, Keele University
WENDY YOUNG formerly a Research Assistant, Department of Health, De Montfort University, Leicester

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements List of Illustrations and Photographs Notes on Contributors Practising Identities: Power and Resistance; S.Roseneil & J.Seymour Cricket, Culture and Identity: An Ethnographic Analysis of the Significance of Sport within Back Communities; B.Carrington Making Your Body Your Signature: Weight-Training and Transgressive Femininities; S.Tate Marked Bodies, Oppositional Identities? Tattooing, Piercing and the Ambiguity of Resistance; P.Sweetman Active Women, Power Relations and Gendered Identities: Embodies Experiences of Aerobics ; L.Mansfield & J.Maguire Contingent Masculinities: Disruptions to 'Man'agerialist Identity; S.Whitehead Racialized Identity and the Term 'Black'; N.J.Britton Caribbean Nurses: Racisms, Resistances and Healing Narratives; L.Culley, S.Dyson, S.Ham-Ying & W.Young Orientalism and Resistance to Orientalism: Muslim Identities in Contemporary Western Europe; M.D.Brown Citizenship and Identity: The Case of Australia; E.Clarence Eating into Britishness: Multicultural Imaginaries and the Identity Politics of Food; I.Cook, P.Crang & M.Thorpe Index

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