Exploring movement cultures
Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the body in the context of sport. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and cultural significance of embodied approaches to the study of sport, explains how...
To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge
An Embodied Approach
Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure...
To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge
This groundbreaking work explores masculinity and the body within sports. Sports continue to retain expectations for presentations of specific forms of masculinity. The body is central to these presentations. These everyday bodily performances are rehearsed and performed either successfully or...
Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge
Much writing on gender and sport is focused upon the negative impact of girls’ exclusion from the arena, suggesting by inference that current practice in sport and physical education offers an uncomplicatedly positive sport experience for boys, and that gender, in and of itself, offers a simple...
Published October 28th 2007 by Routledge