Embodying culture: Body pedagogics, situated encounters and empirical research

@article{Shilling2018EmbodyingCB,
  title={Embodying culture: Body pedagogics, situated encounters and empirical research},
  author={C. Shilling},
  journal={The Sociological Review},
  year={2018},
  volume={66},
  pages={75 - 90}
}
  • C. Shilling
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • The Sociological Review
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 article 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… Expand
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