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Research on the run: moving methods and the charity “thon”

Palmer, C ORCID: 0000-0001-8345-7556 2018 , 'Research on the run: moving methods and the charity “thon”', in MD Giardina and MK Donnelly (eds.), Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body: Theory, Method and Praxis , Routledge, London, 197 – 213.

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Abstract

As a growing body of research is attuned to, much of the sociology of sport andrelated fields such as physical cultural studies is given over to studying activeand inactive bodies; that is, to understanding, analyzing and problematisingbodies that move in ways that challenge and contest the dominant, taken-forgrantedorthodoxies within which movement and embodiment are more typicallythought about (Hanold 2010; Francombe, 2013; Markula, 2015). This sharedquest to treat human movement as a critical scholarly endeavor has given rise tonew methodological and theoretical traditions, notably an interest in embodimentand in more engaged methods such as auto-ethnography and the use of visualtechniques to capture aspects of the social and sporting worlds under study.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Palmer, C
Publisher: Routledge
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Copyright 2018 Michael D. Giardina and Michele K. Donnelly

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