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Sport and postmodern times

Author: Geneviève Rail
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1998.
Series: SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geneviève Rail
ISBN: 0791439259 9780791439258 0791439267 9780791439265
OCLC Number: 38061661
Description: xxi, 399 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Postmodernism and the possibilities for writing "vital" sports texts / Toni Bruce --
"How do you warm-up for a stretch class?": sub/in/di/verting hegemonic shoves toward sport / Nate Kohn and Synthia Sydnor --
Born-again sport: ethics in biographical research / Robert Rinehart --
Representing black masculinity and urban possibilities: racism, realism, and Hoop dreams / Cheryl L. Cole and Samantha King --
Lesbians and locker rooms: the subjective experiences of lesbians in sport / Caroline Fusco --
Colonizing the feminine: Nike's intersections of postfeminism and hyperconsumption / Mélisse R. Lafrance --
Seismography of the postmodern condition: three theses on the implosion of sport / Geneviève Rail --
Sex, lies, and videotape: the political and cultural economies of celebrity fitness videos / Margaret MacNeill --
Excavating Michael Jordan: notes on a critical pedagogy of sporting representation / David Andrews --
Baudrillard, "Amérique," and the hyperreal World Cup / Steve Redhead --
Instrumental rationalization of human movement: an archeological approach / Jacques Gleyse --
Addiction, exercise, and cyborgs: technologies of deviant bodies / Cheryl L. Cole --
Post-sport: transgressing boundaries in physical culture / Brian Pronger --
In search of the sports bar: masculinity, alcohol, sports, and the mediation of public space / Lawrence A. Wenner --
Rap and dialectical relations: culture, subculture, power, and counter-power / Nancy Midol --
Hassiba Boulmerka and Islamic green: international sports, cultural differences, and their postmodern interpretation / William J. Morgan --
(Ir)relevant ring: the symbolic consumption of the Olympic logo in postmodern media culture / Rob VanWynsberghe and Ian Ritchie.
Series Title: SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations.
Responsibility: edited by Geneviève Rail.

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