We have provided some recommended reading relating to our movement. If you have any suggestions please pass them on via our Contact Us page.
Social justice agenda in physical education:
Azzarito, L., Macdonald, D., Dagkas, S., & Fisette, J. (2017). Revitalizing the physical education social-justice agenda in the global era: Where do we go from here? Quest, 69(2), 205-219.
Landi, D., Lynch, S. and Walton-Fisette, J. (2020) The A – Z of social justice physical education part 2. Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance, 91(5), 20-27. Find the article here: https://www.shapeamerica.org/uploads/pdfs/2020/publications/joperd/The-A–Z-of-Social%20Justice-Physical-Education-P2.pdf
Lynch, S., Sutherland, S. and Walton-Fisette, J. (2020) The A – Z of social justice physical education: part 1. Journal of Physical Education Recreation & Dance, 91(4), 8-13. Find the article here: https://www.shapeamerica.org/uploads/pdfs/2020/publications/joperd/The-A–Z-of-Social%20Justice-Physical-Education-P1.pdf
Walton-Fisette, J. L., Sutherland, S. and Hill, J. (2019). Teaching about social justice issues in physical education. Information Age Publishing. Find the book here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Teaching-Social-Justice-Physical-Education/dp/1641137207/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=teaching+about+social+justice&qid=1587890446&sr=8-1
Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy Journal – PESP
Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy Journal Volume 25 Issue 3 Equity and diversity in health, physical activity and education: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cpes20/25/3
Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy Journal Volume 23 Issue 5 Exploring social justice issues in physical education teacher education: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cpes20/23/5?nav=tocList
Models based practice – A sociocultural approach:
Landi, D., Fitzpatrick, K., & McGlashan, H. (2016). Models Based Practices in Physical Education: A Sociocritical Reflection. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 35(4), 400-411.
Debunking the obesity epidemic:
Gard, M., & Wright, J. (2005). The obesity epidemic: Science, morality and ideology. Routledge. Find the book going cheap here: https://www.amazon.com/Obesity-Epidemic-Science-Morality-Ideology/dp/0415318963 *
Parker, M. B., & Curtner-Smith, M. D. (2012). Sport education: A panacea for hegemonic masculinity in physical education or more of the same?. Sport, Education and Society, 17(4), 479-496.
Cultural studies model:
Resources on body positivity:
Videos to watch on this topic:
Plus-size? More like my size by Ashley Graham: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAgawjzimjc
What Comes After Loving Yourself? Advice from a Fat Fly Brown Girl by Yesika Salgado: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oP3STw2jC8
Daníelsdóttir, S., O’brien, K. S., & Ciao, A. (2010). Anti-fat prejudice reduction: a review of published studies. Obesity facts, 3(1), 47-58.
Shilling, C. (2008). Body pedagogics, society and schooling. Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse. London: Routledge.
Crabbe, M. J. (2017). Body Positive Power: How to stop dieting, make peace with your body and live. Random House.
Equality and Education books
Sensoy, O., & DiAngelo, R. (2017). Is everyone really equal?: An introduction to key concepts in social justice education. Teachers College Press. Find the book here: https://www.amazon.com/Everyone-Really-Equal-Introduction-Multicultural/dp/080775269X
hooks, b. 2001. All about love. USA: William Morris.
*Not plugging amazon, actually we recommend a small local book shop, but the website shows the exact books we are referring to