Critical Perspectives on Digital Guru Media
As the digital revolution continues apace, emergent technologies and means of communication present new challenges and opportunities for the football industry. This is the first book to bring together key contemporary debates at the intersection o...
Stefan Lawrence is Senior Lecturer in socio-cultural aspects of sport and leisure at Newman University, Birmingham, UK and a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He sits on the Executive Committee of the Leisure Studies Association, Editorial Board of Managing Sport and Leisure, Assistant Editorial Board of Leisure Sciences and Associate Editorial Board of Leisure Studies Journal. He is also Expert Evaluator to the European Commissions Citizens, Equality, Rights and Value (CERV) Programme.
1. I am Not Your Guru: Situating Digital Guru Media Amidst the Neoliberal Imperative of Self-Health Management and the Post-Truth Society, 2. Panic Fitness in Claustropolitan Times: Les Mills, Zombie Leisure and Deterritorialization, 3. The Appearance of Authority in Health and Wellbeing Media: Analysing Digital Guru Media through Lacans Big Other, 4. Personal Science and the Quantified Self Guru, 5. Just a New Slant on a Very Old Story? Digital Guru Media Seen Through an Evolutionary Lens, 6. Fitness Influencers and Their Digital Communities: Kayla Itsines and the (Re)Making of Fit Femininity, 7. Digital Media and the Promotion of a Clean Eating Lifestyle: From Glowing Femininities to Skinny Privilege, 8. Fitness Trainers Perceptions of Social Media: Im a Fitness Professional, Not an Influencer, 9. Swoldiers in the Swole Nation: YouTube Fitness Vlogs and the Performance of Mental Health, Strength, and Happiness on Social Media, 10. Young People, Social Media and Health: A Pedagogical Perspective on Influencers, 11. Do you Love Me? Virtual Sincerity and the Cyberspaces of Wonder in Nick Caves The Red Hand Files, 12. Digital Guru Media for Self-Health Management and Wellbeing: The Good, the Bad, and the Pragmatic Strategies for Improvement