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Body Pedagogics: Embodiment, Cognition and Cultural Transmission

Shilling, Chris

Sociology, December 2017, Vol.51(6), pp.1205-1221 [Periódico revisado por pares]

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  • Título:
    Body Pedagogics: Embodiment, Cognition and Cultural Transmission
  • Autor: Shilling, Chris
  • Assuntos: Body ; Embodied ; John Dewey ; Pedagogics ; Senses ; Thought/Reflexivity ; Sociology & Social History
  • É parte de: Sociology, December 2017, Vol.51(6), pp.1205-1221
  • Descrição: This article contributes to the growing sociological concern with body pedagogics; an embodied approach to the transmission and acquisition of occupational, sporting, religious and other culturally structured practices. Focused upon the relationship between those social, technological and material means through which institutionalized cultures are transmitted, the experiences of those involved in this learning, and the embodied outcomes of this process, existing research highlights the significance of body work, practical techniques and the senses to these pedagogic processes. What has yet to be explicated adequately, however, is the embodied importance of cognition to this incorporation of culture. In what follows, I address this lacuna by building on John Dewey’s writings in proposing an approach to body pedagogics sympathetic to the prioritization of physical experience but that recognizes the distinctive properties and capacities of thought and reflexivity in these processes....
  • Idioma: Inglês

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