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The Global Gym

Gender, Health and Pedagogies

  • Jesper Andreasson
  • Thomas Johansson

Part of the Global Culture and Sport Series book series (GCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Jesper Andreasson, Thomas Johansson
    Pages 1-16
  3. Jesper Andreasson, Thomas Johansson
    Pages 17-39
  4. Jesper Andreasson, Thomas Johansson
    Pages 40-64
  5. Jesper Andreasson, Thomas Johansson
    Pages 65-85
  6. Jesper Andreasson, Thomas Johansson
    Pages 86-109
  7. Jesper Andreasson, Thomas Johansson
    Pages 110-132
  8. Jesper Andreasson, Thomas Johansson
    Pages 133-155
  9. Jesper Andreasson, Thomas Johansson
    Pages 156-167
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 168-198

About this book

Introduction

By participating in the everyday life of fitness professionals, gym-goers and bodybuilders, The Global Gym explores fitness centres as sites of learning. The authors consider how physical, psychological and cultural knowledge about health and the body is incorporated into people's identity in a local and global gym and fitness context.

Keywords

Gym culture identity gender learning health pedagogy masculinity Doping fitness knowledge methodology

Authors and affiliations

  • Jesper Andreasson
    • 1
  • Thomas Johansson
    • 2
  1. 1.Linnaeus UniversitySweden
  2. 2.University of GothenburgSweden

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