- Power, knowledge and the self : introduction to Foucauldian theorising -- An introduction to Michel Foucault : his work, life and effect -- Technologies of dominance : power, discourses and the disciplined bodies -- Foucauldian interpretations of the body and lived experiences in sport and exercise -- Knowledge and truth : discursive construction of the fit and healthy body -- Exercise : disciplined into docile bodies -- Sport and the discursive construction of gendered bodies -- A discursive analysis of rugby experiences and the construction of gendered identities -- Aesthetics of ethical self-stylisation -- The technologies of the self -- Aesthetic self-stylisation : mindful fitness as practice of freedom -- The ethics of self-care : the academic self as a work of art -- Ethical games of truth : critical pedagogy and collective stories.
- 0415358620 (hbk), 0415358639 (pbk.), 020300650X (ebk), 9780415358620, 9780415358637, and 9780203006504 (ebk)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -244) and index.
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