Thesis organisation…

Exploring male disordered eating identities: a hermeneutic study of men’s stories of their experiences with food, body and self. 

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Abstract

Acknowledgements

Chapter 1 – Introduction and literature
Brief contextual overview of the study of eating disorders
Review of Literature of Men and EDs – Pathology, Personal Responsibility and the Absent Social
Aim of the research study and research questions

Chapter 2 – Methodology
Introduction – Being Free to Explore
The Design of the Study
Collecting Stories – Internet Mediated Social Research
The Process of Analysis – Managing ‘Methodless’ Interpretive Work
Ethical practice
Why Hermeneutics? Philosophy and Method of Interpretation
Brief history of hermeneutics
Integrating hermeneutic schools
The primacy of text?
Co-created, dynamic subjectivity in interpretation theory – the interplay of interpreter and text
An integrative critical hermeneutic of men with eating disorders

Chapter 3 – The Story of Josh
Introduction & Contextualising literature
Story and its Interpretations 1-3
Interpretation 4 – the Fused Interpretation
Conclusions

Chapter 4 – The Story of Richard
Introduction & Contextualising literature
Story and its Interpretations 1-3
Interpretation 4 – the Fused Interpretation
Conclusions

Chapter 5 – The Story of James
Introduction & Contextualising literature
Story and its Interpretations 1-3
Interpretation 4 – the Fused Interpretation
Conclusions

Chapter 6 – The Story of Gareth
Introduction & Contextualising literature
Story and its Interpretations 1-3
Interpretation 4 – the Fused Interpretation.
Conclusions

Chapter 7 – Intrapersonal Embodiment of Pain and Punishment and the Commodification of the Male Body

Chapter 8 – Conclusion – interpreted beings in an interpreted world – the body social
The study’s  limitations
Future directions of male disordered eating research

References

Appendices
Appendix 1- Annotated Bibliography of Male Eating Disorder Texts
Appendix 2 – Visual representation of the Hermeneutic Circle in action
Appendix 3 – Research Journal Blog Extracts

 

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