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Women and exercise : the body, health and consumerism

Author: Eileen Kennedy; Pirkko Markula
Publisher: New York Routledge 2011
Series: Routledge research in sport, culture, and society, 5
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eileen Kennedy; Pirkko Markula
ISBN: 9780203839300 0203839307 9781136883699 113688369X 9781136883644 1136883649 9781136883682 1136883681
OCLC Number: 1081423698
Description: 1 Online-Ressource
Contents: Introduction: Beyond Binaries: Contemporary Approaches to Women and Exercise Pirkko Markula and Eileen Kennedy Part 1: The Business of Exercise: Selling and Consuming Fitness 1.Love Your Body? The Discursive Construction of Exercise in Women's Lifestyle and Fitness Magazines Eileen Kennedy and Evdokia Pappa 2.Women Developing and Branding Fitness Products on the Global Market: The Method Putkisto CaseJaana Parviainen 3.'Folding': A Feminist Intervention in Mindful FitnessPirkko Markula Part 2: Body Trouble: Fat Women and Exercise 4. Fit, Fat and Feminine? The Stigmatization of Fat Women in Fitness GymsLouise Mansfield 5. I Am (Not) Big...It's the Pictures That Got Small: Examining Cultural and Personal Exercise Narratives and the Fear of FatKerry R. McGannon, Christina R. Johnson and John C. Spence 6.Large Women's Experiences of Exercise Karen Synne Groven, Kari Nyheim Solbraekke and Gunn Engelsrud 7. Obesity, Body Pedagogies and Young Women's Engagement with ExerciseEmma Rich, John Evans and Laura De Pian Part 3: In the Name of Health: Women's Exercise and Public Health 8. The Significance of Western Health Promotion Discourse for Older Women from Diverse Ethnic BackgroundsSharon Wray 9. Growing Old (Dis)Gracefully?: The Gender/Aging/Exercise Nexus Elizabeth C. J. Pike 10."Doing Something That's Good for Me": Exploring Intersections of Physical Activity and HealthLisa McDermott Part 4: Lived Body Experiences: Exercise, Embodiment and Performance 11.The New 'Superwoman:' Intersections of Fitness, Physical Culture, and the Female Body in RomaniaJessica W. Chin 12.Keep Your Clothes On! Fit and Sexy Through Striptease AerobicsMagdalena Petersson McIntyre 13.Becoming Aware of Gendered Embodiment: Female Beginners Learning AikidoPaula Loekman 14.Running Embodiment, Power and Vulnerability: Notes towards a Feminist Phenomenology of Female RunningJacquelyn Allen-Collinson
Series Title: Routledge research in sport, culture, and society, 5
Responsibility: edited by Eileen Kennedy and Pirkko Markula.


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