ERIC Number: ED417190
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Critical Postmodernism in Human Movement, Physical Education, and Sport.
Fernandez-Balboa, Juan-Miguel, Ed.
This collection of texts proposes alternative ways to examine human movement, discussing the traditional role of human movement professionals as agents of social and cultural reproduction. Part 1, The Human Movement Profession in the Postmodern Era: Critical Analyses, includes the first 10 chapters: (1) "Introduction: The Human Movement Profession--From Modernism to Postmodernism" (Juan-Miguel Fernandez-Balboa); (2) "Sociocultural Aspects of Human Movement: The Heritage of Modernism, the Need for a Postmodernism" (George H. Sage); (3) "Gender Discrimination in Norwegian Academia: A Hidden Male Game or an Inspiration for Postmodern Feminist Praxis" (Gerda von der Lippe); (4) "Schooling Bodies in New Times: The Reform of School Physical Education in High Modernity" (David Kirk); (5) "Health, Freedom, and Human Movement in the Postmodern Era" (Larry Fahlberg and Lauri Fahlberg); (6) "A Critical-Postmodern Perspective on Knowledge Development in Human Movement" (Robert Brustad); (7) "Performance and Participation Discourses in Human Movement: Toward a Socially Critical Physical Education" (Richard Tinning); (8) "Physical Education Teacher Preparation in the Postmodern Era: Toward a Critical Pedagogy" (Juan-Miguel Fernandez-Balboa); (9) "Critical Moral Issues in Teaching Physical Education" (Susan Schwager); and (10) "Toward a Department of Physical Cultural Studies and an End to Tribal Warfare" (Alan Ingram and Friends). Part 2, Critiques of the Critical Postmodern Analyses of the Human Movement Profession, includes the last 3 chapters: (11) "Transformation in the Postmodern Era: A New Game Plan" (Linda L. Bain); (12) "A Practical Inquiry into the Critical-Postmodernist Perspective in Physical Education" (Don Hellison); and (13) "Defining the Dreaded Curriculum: Tensions Between the Modern and the Postmodern" (Catherine D. Ennis). Questions for reflection are included. (Contains approximately 500 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary Secondary Education, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Human Body, Modernism, Moral Issues, Movement Education, Physical Activities, Physical Education Teachers, Postmodernism, Preservice Teacher Education, Sex Discrimination, Social Influences
State University of New York Press, State University Plaza, Albany, NY 12246 (cloth: ISBN-0-7914-3515-6; paperback: ISBN-0-7914-3516-4; $17.95).
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Identifiers - Location: Norway