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Author Cowden, Shelley

Title Transnational yoga and western identities : culture, health and spirituality / by Shelley Anne Cowden
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2011


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Description 1 CD-ROM (1 PDF file (268 pages)) ; 4 3/4 in
4 3/4 in
Summary The thesis examines the varied interpretations of yoga within the context of contemporary Western cultures and lifestyles. Using the work of sociological theorists- namely Bourdieu - and a qualitative research design, the thesis explores modern yoga practices as they are interpreted by practitioners, teachers and within the fluid nature of social practices
Notes Title from PDF title page, viewed March 23rd, 2012
Submitted to the School of Communication and Creative Arts of the Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.) -- Deakin University, Victoria, 2011
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-265)
File Type Text document in PDF format
Subject Bourdieu, Pierre, 1930-2002 -- Political and social views.
Lifestyles -- Western countries.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts and Education.
Deakin University. School of Communication and Creative Arts.