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JOSÉ DEVÍS-DEVÍS

In: Handbook of Physical Education

Chapter 3: Socially Critical Research Perspectives in Physical Education

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Socially Critical Research Perspectives in Physical Education
Socially critical research perspectives in physical education
Introduction

The last 25 years have witnessed the emergence of socially critical research as an important perspective within the domain of qualitative research and across a range of disciplines including education and physical education (Kirk, 1997a; Sparkes, 1992). Interest in this perspective has been stimulated, within the field of physical education and sport, by a concern to acknowledge and address the inequalities and injustices inherent in the practices, pedagogies, and policies of this field with a view to developing an emancipatory agenda. This said, it was not until the end of the 1980s that the first review paper to focus specifically on critical research was published by Bain (1989) in which she identified ...

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