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The Resource Foucault, sport and exercise : power, knowledge and transforming the self, Pirkko Markula and Richard Pringle

Foucault, sport and exercise : power, knowledge and transforming the self, Pirkko Markula and Richard Pringle

Label
Foucault, sport and exercise : power, knowledge and transforming the self
Title
Foucault, sport and exercise
Title remainder
power, knowledge and transforming the self
Statement of responsibility
Pirkko Markula and Richard Pringle
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book explores how Foucauldian theory can inform our understanding of the body, domination, identity and freedom as experienced through sport and exercise. The book considers cultures and experiences in sports, exercise and fitness, coaching and health promotion."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Markula, Pirkko
Dewey number
306.4/83
Index
index present
LC call number
HM636
LC item number
.M34 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pringle, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physical fitness
  • Body image
  • Mind and body
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Human body
  • Foucault, Michel
Label
Foucault, sport and exercise : power, knowledge and transforming the self, Pirkko Markula and Richard Pringle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Power, knowledge and the self : introduction to Foucauldian theorising -- An introduction to Michel Foucault : his work, life and effect -- Technologies of dominance : power, discourses and the disciplined bodies -- Foucauldian interpretations of the body and lived experiences in sport and exercise -- Knowledge and truth : discursive construction of the fit and healthy body -- Exercise : disciplined into docile bodies -- Sport and the discursive construction of gendered bodies -- A discursive analysis of rugby experiences and the construction of gendered identities -- Aesthetics of ethical self-stylisation -- The technologies of the self -- Aesthetic self-stylisation : mindful fitness as practice of freedom -- The ethics of self-care : the academic self as a work of art -- Ethical games of truth : critical pedagogy and collective stories
Control code
66392968
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 250 pages
Isbn
9780203006504
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Lccn
2006011572
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 9780415358620
  • 9780415358637
  • 9780203006504
System control number
(OCoLC)66392968
Label
Foucault, sport and exercise : power, knowledge and transforming the self, Pirkko Markula and Richard Pringle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Power, knowledge and the self : introduction to Foucauldian theorising -- An introduction to Michel Foucault : his work, life and effect -- Technologies of dominance : power, discourses and the disciplined bodies -- Foucauldian interpretations of the body and lived experiences in sport and exercise -- Knowledge and truth : discursive construction of the fit and healthy body -- Exercise : disciplined into docile bodies -- Sport and the discursive construction of gendered bodies -- A discursive analysis of rugby experiences and the construction of gendered identities -- Aesthetics of ethical self-stylisation -- The technologies of the self -- Aesthetic self-stylisation : mindful fitness as practice of freedom -- The ethics of self-care : the academic self as a work of art -- Ethical games of truth : critical pedagogy and collective stories
Control code
66392968
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 250 pages
Isbn
9780203006504
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Lccn
2006011572
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 9780415358620
  • 9780415358637
  • 9780203006504
System control number
(OCoLC)66392968

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