Browsing by Author "Bruce, Toni"

Now showing items 11-13 of 13

  • Using theory to escape the descriptive impasse

    Bruce, Toni (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2010)
    In this article, I focus on the importance of theory for undertaking and making sense of research. In particular, I consider one of the most common challenges for postgraduate students, which is how to shift from describing ...
  • “Wandering and Wondering”: Theory and Representation in Feminist Physical Cultural Studies

    Thorpe, Holly Aysha; Barbour, Karen; Bruce, Toni (Human Kinetics Publishers Inc, 2011)
    In this paper we explore the potential of physical cultural studies for collaborative, interdisciplinary, theoretically-informed, reflexive research on the physically active female body. We use the metaphors of "wandering ...
  • Women, sport and the media: A complex terrain

    Bruce, Toni (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2008)
    In this chapter I examine coverage of women’s sport, exposing the ways in which the sports media can simultaneously challenge and reinforce dominant assumptions that sport is primarily a male domain. I first summarize the ...