Grasping the Phenomenology of Sporting Bodies

  title={Grasping the Phenomenology of Sporting Bodies},
  author={J. Hockey and J. Collinson},
  journal={International Review for the Sociology of Sport},
  pages={115 - 131}
The last two decades have witnessed a vast expansion in research and writing on the sociology of the body and on issues of embodiment. Indeed, both sociology in general and the sociology of sport specifically have well heeded the long-standing and vociferous calls `to bring the body back in' to social theory. It seems particularly curious therefore that the sociology of sport has to date addressed this primarily at a certain abstract, theoretical level, with relatively few accounts to be found… Expand
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