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Title Sport and postmodern times / edited by Genevieve Rail.

Imprint Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.483 Sp67p    ---  Available
Description xxi, 399 p. ; 23 cm.
Series SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 / Melisse R. Lafrance -- Seismography of the postmodern condition : three theses on the implosion of sport / Genevieve 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, "Amerique," 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 -- 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.
Subject Sports -- Sociological aspects.
Physical education and training -- Social aspects.
Added Author Rail, Genevieve, 1958-
ISBN 0791439267 (PB : alk. paper)
0791439259 (HC : alk. paper)

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