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Sport and neoliberalism : politics, consumption, and culture

Author: Michael L Silk; David L Andrews
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2012.
Series: Sporting (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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How neoliberal politics appropriates sports for its own ends

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Silk; David L Andrews
ISBN: 9781439905036 1439905037 9781439905043 1439905045 9781439905050 1439905053
OCLC Number: 773667422
Description: vi, 316 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sport and the neoliberal conjuncture: complicating the consensus / Michael L. Silk, David L. Andrews --
A Distorted playing field: neoliberalism and sport through the lens of economic citizenship / Toby Miller --
Advanced liberal government, sport policy, and "building the active citizen" / Mick Green --
Race, class, and politics in post-Katrina America / Michael D. Giardina, C.L. Cole --
Nike U: full-program athletics contracts and the corporate university / Samantha King --
Growth and nature: reflections on sport, carbon neutrality, and ecological modernization / Brian Wilson --
The uncanny of Olympic time: Michael Phelps and the end of neoliberalism / Grant Farred --
The governance of the neoliberal sporting city / Michael L. Silk, David L. Andrews --
Governing play: moral geographies, healthification, and neoliberal urban imaginaries / Caroline Fusco --
Neoliberal redevelopment, sport infrastructure, and the militarization of U.S. urban terrain / Kimberly S. Schimmel --
Economies of surf: evolution, territorialism, and the erosion of localism / Leslie Heywood, Mark Montgomery --
Free Running: post-sport liminality in a neoliberal world / Michael Atkinson --
Out-of-bounds plays: the women's national basketball association and the neoliberal imaginings of sexuality / Mary G. McDonald --
Pedagogies of fat: the social currency of slenderness / Jessica M. Francombe, Michael L. Silk --
Technologies of the south: sport, subjectivity, and "swinging" capital / Joshua I. Newman --
Hijacking Canadian identity: Stephen Harper, hockey, and the terror of neoliberalism / Jay Scherer, Lisa McDermott --
Global Smackdown: Vince McMahon, world wrestling entertainment, and neoliberalism / Ted Butryn --
Afterword: Sport and neoliberalism / Norman K. Denzin.
Series Title: Sporting (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Responsibility: edited by David L. Andrews and Michael L. Silk.

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