Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2019

216 Pages | 9 b/w illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526139610

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New in Paperback


Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

First Edition

Karen Throsby

Published by Manchester University Press

New Ethnographies

  • New in paperback
  • Draws on a unique autoethnographic and ethnographic dataset in relation to social world to which readers are unlikely to have access
  • Engages with multiple and transecting research questions and objects of inquiry, reaching across a range of interests beyond the specific topic of marathon swimming, broadening its appeal across a range of fields
  • Explores the social world of marathon swimming as it intersects and overlaps with other social worlds and configurations of social power and identity

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