15. Impairment

Sporting Bodies: Sensuous, Lived, and Impaired

  1. Frances E. Mascia-Lees
  1. P. David Howe

Published Online: 14 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444340488.ch15

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

How to Cite

Howe, P. D. (2011) Impairment, in A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment (ed F. E. Mascia-Lees), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444340488.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Rutgers University, USA

Author Information

  1. Loughborough University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189491

Online ISBN: 9781444340488

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Keywords:

  • impairment, sporting bodies - sensuous, lived and impaired;
  • impaired running body, a stimulus - to senses, shaping interpretation of the world;
  • body at center of vignette - being sensuous body;
  • proliferation of social scientific scholarly activity - exploring body in society;
  • paralympic bodies, running, jumping, swimming - moving bodies of impaired athletes;
  • getting to grips with sensuous nature - of impaired running body;
  • disciplined body - Foucault's conceptualization of discipline, discipline and punish;
  • Merleau-Ponty's concept of corporeal schema - agency of a runner;
  • being in asensuousworld - phenomenology, central;
  • sensing the body

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Paralympic Bodies

  • The Disciplined Body

  • Habitus and Habit

  • Being in a Sensuous World

  • Sensing the Body

  • References