This article seeks to unsettle the taken-for-granted epistemological and ontological foundations upon which many curricular and research-based activities in contemporary sport management are grounded. With an emphasis on that academic field’s development in the United States in particular, the author problematizes the underlying assumptions that guide many of sport management’s concomitant scientific and industrial projects. The article concludes with a brief discussion on how we might reenvisage both the study and praxis of sport management in ways that are not just economically generative, but in ways that might also bring about cultural and social transformation.
Joshua I. Newman
Michelle Patterson, Meghan H. McDonough, Jennifer Hewson, S. Nicole Culos-Reed, and Erica Bennett
of inquiry ( Thorne, 2016 ). The primary author who conducted the interviews and analysis is a young, White, cisgender woman who has been exposed to Western cultural body ideals and holds beliefs about physical activity as being beneficial for well-being. She has a graduate degree in exercise
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femininity and western cultural body ideals, which might have led to relatively more body satisfaction in daily life. In contrast, these athletes might be more negative about their athletic body image due to stricter bodily demands in their sport ( De Bruin et al., 2011 ). Athletes in leanness sports that
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with Barad. Through our texts the deep entanglement of maternal bio-cultural bodies and baby bodies was again emphasized, specifically in relationship to health. In one example, the physiological health and needs of the baby body intra-acted explicitly with the breast-feeding maternal body (and its