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Embodying Culture: Body Pedagogics, Situated Encounters and Empirical Research

Shilling, Chris (2018) Embodying Culture: Body Pedagogics, Situated Encounters and Empirical Research. Sociological Review, 66 (1). pp. 75-90. ISSN 0038-0261. (doi:10.1177/0038026117716630)

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Abstract

Contemporary research into the field of body pedagogics has produced a growing number of studies concerned with the embodied character of cultural transmission, experience, reproduction and change. This paper advances this sociological development by reinterpreting recent writings on situated epistemic relations (SER) and practical epistemological analysis (PEA) as complementary, methodological, techniques that can enhance these investigations. After outlining existing explorations into the body pedagogics of occupational, sporting, religious, educational and other cultures, I demonstrate how the interlinked approaches to learning made possible by systematising SER and PEA can be developed into a new approach that increases the effectiveness with which the theoretical and empirical concerns of studies into embodied acculturation are harnessed.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1177/0038026117716630
Uncontrolled keywords: Body pedagogics, embodied sociology, culture, empirical research, habits.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Sociology
Depositing User: Lucie Patch
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2017 11:32 UTC
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2019 13:08 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/61975 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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