Narratives, Identity, and Transformation

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Abstract

In attempt to honor the legacy of Dudley Allen Sargent and address our current concerns in kinesiology in a transformative manner, this article examines both our collective and individual narratives with respect to kinesiology and examines how this relates to our identity. In the language of anthropologist Clifford Geertz, we need to examine the kind of stories we tell about ourselves and the kind of stories others tell about us. I contend that we need to not only share our own individual and collective narratives but also make space to listen to the narratives of others.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-172
Number of pages12
JournalQuest
Volume67
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 3 2015

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