The Body Snatchers and Dr. Frankenstein Revisited- social consruction and deconstruction of bodies a

The Body Snatchers and Dr. Frankenstein Revisited- social consruction and deconstruction of bodies a

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Kevin Ho Feminist theory building involves evaluating dominant systems of thought, social structure and practice. It is important expanding the realm of ethical orientation beyond the dominant ethic of justice that governs much of moral thinking in modern society. Point out that the ethic of justice often fails to incorporate the importance of needs and emotions, social relationships and responsibilities, and sensitivity to context specific circumstances. An ethic of care grounds moral theory in nurturance, emotional response contextuality, human interdependence, and preservative love. It involves demonstrating concern for the protection, growth, health and well being of self and others. Valuing the integrity of the body. It emphasizes the importance of developing a sense of emotional empathy, of responding to human needs, of fulfilling interpersonal responsibility and of maintaining relationship. Sports educators affect the social construction in 3 categories of bodies in sport The body of knowledge: Poststructuralist theory suggests that who we are or think we can be is constrained by the language we use and the symbol systems with which we interact. One of the strength is that it recognition of the socially constructed nature of knowledge. The major emphasis is power: power to define reality. One of the primary tools is deconstruction. It involves analysis of the texts, technologies, and forms of subjectivity produced by the various disciplines within sport studies. It reveals the forms of social control induced by sport discourses and to make visible the social construction of sport and athlete identity that inhibit the development of an ethic of care. Identify the social interests underlying the production of these bodies of knowledge in sport science is important because of the effect sport texts have on the health and moral orientation of athletes. Sport discourse represents the body as a tool or machine whose purpose is successful performance. In terms of ethic of care, the danger of human objectification, of viewing self or others as object, is the possibility of diminishing emotional response and empathy. Emotions have, by and large, been viewed as problematic in the body knowledge of sport
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