Autoethnography: situating personal sporting narratives in socio-cultural contexts

Allen-Collinson, Jacquelyn (2012) Autoethnography: situating personal sporting narratives in socio-cultural contexts. In: Qualitative Research on Sport and Physical Culture. Research in the Sociology of Sport, 6 . Emerald Press, Bingley, UK. ISBN 9781780522968 (print), 9781780522975 (electronic)

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Autoethnography: situating personal sporting narratives in socio-cultural contexts
Purpose: To introduce autoethnography as an innovative research approach within sport and physical culture, and consider its key tenets, strengths and weaknesses. For illustrative purposes, the chapter draws upon two specific autoethnographic research projects on distance running, one collaborative and one solo.

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Additional Information:Autoethnography: situating personal sporting narratives in socio-cultural contexts Purpose: To introduce autoethnography as an innovative research approach within sport and physical culture, and consider its key tenets, strengths and weaknesses. For illustrative purposes, the chapter draws upon two specific autoethnographic research projects on distance running, one collaborative and one solo.
Keywords:Autoethnography, narrative research, sports studies, automethodology, sociology
Subjects:L Social studies > L300 Sociology
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Sport and Exercise Science
ID Code:6255
Deposited By: Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson
Deposited On:26 Sep 2012 17:28
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 09:14

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