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dc.contributor.authorHervik, Stein Egil
dc.contributor.authorFasting, Kari
dc.identifier.citationHervik, S.E. & Fasting, K. (2014). "It is passable, I suppose" - Adult Norwegian men's notions of their own bodies. International Review for the Sociology of Sport. doi:
dc.descriptionThis is the peer reviewed version (post-print version) of the following article: Hervik, S.E. & Fasting, K. (2014). "It is passable, I suppose" - Adult Norwegian men's notions of their own bodies, which has been published in final form in International Review for the Sociology of Sport at The post-print version posted here is subjected to a Creative Commons-license (CC BY-NC-ND).nb_NO
dc.descriptionDette er den fagfellevurderte versjonen (postprint-versjonen) av artikkelen: Hervik, S.E. & Fasting, K. (2014). "It is passable, I suppose" - Adult Norwegian men's notions of their own bodies, som ble publisert i International Review for the Sociology of Sport, doi: Denne postprint-versjonen er underlagt en Creative Commons-lisens (CC BY-NC-ND).
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this paper is to contribute to a better understanding of how men aged 40-90 years with different educational and ethnic backgrounds talk about their own bodies, and how social dimensions, especially masculinity and age, are reflected in their talk. Eighteen men from a small rural town in Norway were interviewed. The findings indicate that the men have a complex relationship to their own bodies. Three main themes were found in the way they talked about their own bodies; functionality in relation to their everyday life and in relation to sport and physical activity; physical and mental health; appearance both in relation to how their bodies were perceived by others and in relation to their own perception of their body. The three themes were not mutually exclusive and were often interwoven in terms of how they were talked about. The results are discussed in relation to theories of masculinity with a focus on Connell’s concept of hegemonic masculinity. One of the conclusions that can be drawn from the project is that the men expressed their relationships with their bodies in conflicting and complex ways, including concerns which can be interpreted as gendered and age-related.nb_NO
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dc.title‘It is passable, I suppose’ - Adult Norwegian men’s notions of their own bodiesnb_NO
dc.typeJournal articlenb_NO
dc.typePeer reviewednb_NO
dc.subject.nsiVDP::Medical disciplines: 700::Health sciences: 800nb_NO
dc.source.journalInternational Review for the Sociology of Sportnb_NO

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