Body Cultures: Essays on Sport, Space & Identity by Henning by John Bale, Chris Philo

By John Bale, Chris Philo

Physique Cultures explores the connection among the physique, game and panorama. This e-book provides the 1st seriously edited number of Henning Eichberg's seven provocative essays into ''body culture''. Eichberg, a well known student in continental Europe who attracts upon the guidelines of Elias, Focault, Habermas and others, is now attracting significant curiosity from sociologists, historians and geographers. This assortment has been generally edited to focus on Eichberg's most vital arguments and topics. The editors concentration rather on Eichberg's provocative claims in regards to the proposal of area: from the micro-scale of the way human our bodies ''express'' themselves or are officially ''disciplined'' via their pursuits in area, to the macro-scale of the way our bodies and cultures are invented and contested in reference to the self- identities they arrive to own in given destinations. Introductory essays offer transparent causes and interpretations in addition to a biography of Eichberg.

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Eds) Strangers in Sport. Reading Classics of Social Thought (Jyväskylä, 1994), pp. 90–119 Elias, N. The Civilizing Process, Vol. 1: The History of Manners (New York, 1978: orig. 1939) Elias, N. The Civilizing Process, Vol. 2: Power and Civility (New York, 1982: orig. 1939) Elias, N. The Court Society (Oxford, 1983) Elias, N. ‘An essay on sport and violence’, in Elias, N. and Dunning, E. Quest for Excitement. Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process (Oxford, 1986), pp. 150–74 Elias, N. Reflections on a Life (Cambridge, 1987) Foucault, M.

Habitus, folk identities—and a controversial political biography’ (Eichberg, 1994). Eichberg’s accounts of his political past help to explain how he came to be so maligned. The following biography is drawn from these two 24 THINKING DANGEROUSLY accounts. Because I am not myself competent to analyse the incidents described—indeed, for an American, the German academic/political culture described here seems almost bizarre—I have merely tried to summarise Eichberg’s own view of events. Henning Eichberg was born in 1942 in Schweidnitz, Silesia, which was occupied a few years later by the Soviets and annexed to Poland.

174). 171, 175). Remember that this was the book written in part as a response to the debates about the Munich Olympics, but also that it came out just before Eichberg’s move to the left in 1976. As a product of this transitional period in Eichberg’s life, the book contains contradictions that open it up to different interpretations. In the 1979 postscript to the book, he acknowledged that he had ‘followed a still all-too-naive evolutionism’ (Eichberg, 1979, p. 169). By 1990 it seemed that he wanted to distance himself from the book.

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