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Routledge Handbook of Physical Cultural Studies2729
Physical cultural studies (PCS) is a dynamic and rapidly developing field of study. This handbook offers the first definitive account of the state of the art in PCS, showcasing the latest research and methodological approaches. It examines the boundaries, preoccupations, theories and politics of PCS, drawing on transdisciplinary expertise from areas as diverse as sport studies, sociology, history, cultural studies, performance studies and anthropology. Featuring chapters written by world-leading scholars, this handbook examines the most important themes and issues within PCS, exploring the active body through the lens of class, age, gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, (dis)ability, medicine, religion, space and culture. Each chapter provides an overview of the state of knowledge in a particular subject area, while also considering possibilities for developing future research. Representing a landmark contribution to physical cultural studies and allied fields, the Routledge Handbook of Physical Cultural Studies is an essential text for any undergraduate or postgraduate course on physical culture, sports studies, leisure studies, the sociology of sport, the body, or sport and social theory.
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"A useful starting point for discussion as to the nature of current thinking in [physical cultural studies] and some indications as to where the field may go ... Summing Up: Recommended" - S. H. M. Reekie, San Jose State University, CHOICE
Michael L. Silk is a Professor of Sport and Social Sciences and Founder and Director of the Sport and Physical Activity Research Centre (SPARC) at Bournemouth University, UK. His research is interdisciplinary and focuses on the relationships between sport, physical activity, the governance of bodies, mediated spectacles, identities and urban spaces. He has published over 100 research articles and has written numerous books including The Cultural Politics of Post-9/11 American Sport, Qualitative Research in Physical Culture, Sports Coaching Research, Sport and Neoliberalism, Sport and Corporate Nationalisms and Qualitative Research for Sports Studies. David L. Andrews is a Professor of Physical Cultural Studies at the University of Maryland, USA. His research examines physical culture as a complex empirical assemblage (including, but not restricted to, sport, fitness, exercise, recreation, leisure, wellness, dance and health-related movement practices). His publications include Sport-Commerce-Culture, The Blackwell Companion to Sport and Sport and Neoliberalism. He serves as the associate editor of the Journal of Sport and Social Issues, and on the editorial boards of the Sociology of Sport Journal, the International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Communication and Sport and Leisure Studies. Holly Thorpe is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Development and Movement Studies at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. Her research interests include action sports, youth culture, women's health and critical sport for development studies. Running throughout these topics is a focus on the moving body, social theory and feminist theory. She has published over 60 journal articles and is the author of Transnational Mobilities in Action Sport Cultures and Snowboarding Bodies in Theory and Practice. She has also co-edited the Berkshire Encyclopedia of Extreme Sports, the Greenwood Guides to Extreme Sport series and Women in Action Sport Cultures.
Introduction Michael Silk, David L. Andrews and Holly Thorpe Part I: Groundings 1. Historicizing Physical Cultural Studies Patricia Vertinsky and Gavin Weedon 2. Power and Power Relations Michael Atkinson and Kass Gibson 3. Theory and Reflexivity Richard Pringle and Holly Thorpe 4. Interdisciplinarity and Transdisciplinarity in PCS Leslie Heywood 5. The Political Imperative of Feminism Rebecca Olive 6. Praxis Michael Silk and Joanne Mayoh Part II: Practices 7. Therapeutic Movement / Leisure Practices Stephanie Merchant 8. Exercise and Fitness Practices Nick Crossley 9. Dance Practices Pirkko Markula and Marianne Clarke 10. Lifestyle Sporting Cultures and Practices Belinda Wheaton 11. (High-)Performance Sport Jim Denison and J.P. Mills Part III: Subjectified Bodies 12. Classed Bodies Alan Bairner 13. Raced Bodies Ben Carrington 14. Gendered Bodies Clifton Evers and Jennifer Germon 15. Sexualized/Sexed Bodies Megan Chawansky and Satoko Itani 16. [Dis]Abled Bodies P. David Howe 17. Young Bodies Louise McCuaig, Eimear Enright and Doune Macdonald 18. Ageing Bodies Cassandra Phoenix Part IV: Institutionalized Bodies 19. Medicalised and Scientized Bodies Parissa Safai 20. Digital Bodies Deborah Lupton 21. Spiritualized and Religious Bodies Andrew Parker and Nick J. Watson 22. Aestheticized Bodies Julia Coffey 23. Fat Bodies Michael Gard 24. Mediated and Commodified Bodies David Rowe 25. Spectacular and Eroticized Bodies Toby Miller 26. Punished Corporal Bodies Aaron L. Miller Part V: Experiential Bodies 27. Injured, Pained and Disrupted Bodies Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson 28. Risky/Risking Bodies Mike Brown 29. Invisible (Women's) Bodies Kim Toffoletti and Catherine Palmer 30. Affective and Pleasured Bodies Adele Pavlidis 31. Mobile Bodies Phil Jones 32. Pregnant Bodies Shannon Jette Part VI: Spaces 33. "Natural", Intimate and Sensory Landscapes Gordon Waitt 34. Physical Cultural Studies, Sport and the Environment Brian Wilson and Brad Millington 35. Urban and Securitised Spaces Michael Silk and Andrew Manley 36. Healthified Spaces Caroline Fusco 37. Affective Cities Alan Latham and Derek P. McCormack 38. Exercise and Fitness Spaces Roberta Sassatelli 39. Sport, Migration and Space Thomas F. Carter Part VII: Contexts and Sites of Embodied Practice 40. Mind/Body Relations Simone Fullagar 41. Community and Physical Culture Jacob J. Bustad and Bryan C. Clift 42. Physical Education, Policy and Embodied Pedagogies Lisette Burrows and Laura De Pian 43. International Development and Policy Simon C. Darnell 44. Global Mega-Events, Policy and Legacy Barbara Schausteck de Almeida 45. Digital Mediation, Connectivity and Affective Materialities Jessica Ringrose and Laura Harvey Part VIII: Methodological Contingencies 46. Critical Discourse Analysis Toni Bruce, Jenny Rankine and Raymond Nairn 47. Texts / Representation Cheryl Cooky 48. Ethnographic Approaches Ryan King-White 49. People in Contexts Natalie Barker-Ruchti and Astrid Schubring 50. Narrative Inquiry and Autoethnography Brett Smith 51. Poetry, Poiesis and Physical Culture Katie Fitzpatrick 52. Sensory, Digital and Visual Methodologies Sarah Pink, Vaike Fors and Martin Berg 53. Digital Media Methodologies Steph MacKay Part IX: Politics and Praxis 54. Physical Cultural Studies and Public Pedagogies Emma Rich and Jennifer A. Sandlin 55. Critical Corporeal Curricula, Praxis and Change Jessica Francombe-Webb, Michael Silk and Anthony Bush 56. Sport, Development, and Social Change Shawn Forde, Devra Waldman, Lyndsay Hayhurst and Wendy Frisby 57. Corporate Social Responsibility Roger Levermore 58. Embodiment and Reflexive Body Politics Josh Newman and Michael Giardina