Kath Woodward

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Kath Woodward

Kath Woodward is professor of sociology at the Open University. She is a member of the OU research centre CCIG and of the Manchester and OU research centre CRESC, where she works on materialist feminist theories of cultural and social change, and embodiment, most recently focusing upon the field of sport. Sport offers synergies and points of connection between different aspects of social inclusion and exclusion and opportunities for citizenship. Recent publications include Why Feminism Matters, (2009, Palgrave) with Sophie Woodward, Embodied Sporting Practices (2009, Palgrave), The 'I' of the Tiger: Boxing Masculinity Identity, (2007, Routledge). She has a book on the Olympics, Sex Power coming out in 2011 and Being There: the Politics of In/visibility in 2012

Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism is funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (Institutions, values, beliefs and behaviour ERC-AG-SH2).

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