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The Narrative Construction of Self in an Ageing, Athletic Body

Phoenix, Cassandra and Sparkes, Andrew (2007) The Narrative Construction of Self in an Ageing, Athletic Body. In: Narrative and Memory. University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, pp. 73-80.

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Additional Information: Cassandra Phoenix is a Lecturer in Qualitative Research at the University of Exeter . Her current research includes examining young athlete’s perceptions of self-ageing; the construction and anticipated (re)construction of emerging body-self relationships over time; the ways in which sporting bodies are ‘aged’ by their sub-culture. Andrew C. Sparkes is Professor of Social Theory and Director of the Qualitative Research Unit in the School of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter . His research interests are eclectic and include: performing bodies, identities and selves; interrupted body projects and the narrative construction of self; the lives of marginalized individuals and groups; and sporting auto/biographies. His most recent book published in 2002 by Human Kinetics Press, explores new forms of representation in the social sciences and is entitled Telling Tales in Sport and Physical Activity: A Qualitative Journey .
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences > Narrative and Memory Research Group > Narrative and Memory Research Group Annual Conference
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Depositing User: Graham Stone
Date Deposited: 29 May 2009 14:26
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2010 13:02
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/4569

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