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Queer bodies : sexualities, genders, & fatness in physical education

Author: Heather Jane Sykes
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2011.
Series: Complicated conversation, v. 36.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book provides a critical examination of discrimination based on sexuality, gender, and body size in Canadian physical education. It illustrates how students with queer bodies--whether lesbian, gay, trans-gendered, or overweight or fat--cope with homophobia, transphobia, and fat phobia in physical education. Drawing from qualitative interviews, the book reveals how students are marginalized because they do not  Read more...
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Named Person: Kaṇada
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Jane Sykes
ISBN: 9781433111624 1433111624 9781433111617 1433111616
OCLC Number: 656556644
Description: xi, 157 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Sexualities : see(m)ing normal --
Genders: beyond girls and boys --
Fatness : unbearable lessons --
Teachers : love and loathing --
Phantasy, imaginary and anxiety --
Curriculum reform and body ethics.
Series Title: Complicated conversation, v. 36.
Responsibility: Heather Sykes.

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Provides a critical examination of discrimination based on sexuality, gender, and body size in Canadian physical education. This book illustrates how students with queer bodies - whether lesbian,  Read more...

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