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Author Yochim, Emily Chivers.

Title Skate life : re-imagining white masculinity / Emily Chivers Yochim.

Publication Info. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2010]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
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Series Technologies of the imagination
Technologies of the imagination.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents Introduction: Regarding Skate Life -- "The mix of sunshine and rebellion is really intoxicating" : American Mythologies, Rebellious Boys, and the Multiple Appeals of Skateboarding's Corresponding Culture, 1950-2006 -- "Freedom on four wheels" : Individuality, Self-Expression, and Authentic Masculinity in a Skateboarding Community -- "Why is it the things that make you a man tend to be such dumb things to do?" : Never-Ending Adolescence and the (De)stabilization of White Masculine Power on MTV -- "It's just what's possible" : Imagining Alternative Masculinities and Performing White Male Dominance in Niche Skateboarding Videos -- "You do it together, and everyone just does it in their own way" : Corresponding Cultures and (Anti)patriarchal Masculinity.
Summary An in-depth look at skateboarding culture by a promising young scholar.
Language English.
Awards North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Outstanding Book Award, 2011.
Access Open Access EbpS
Subject Skateboarding -- Social aspects.
Masculinity in sports.
Men, White -- United States -- Attitudes.
Planche à roulettes (Sport) -- Aspect social.
Masculinité dans les sports.
Blancs -- États-Unis -- Attitudes.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Skateboarding.
Masculinity in sports. (OCoLC)fst01201127
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Skate life. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2010 9780472070800 (DLC) 2009033066
ISBN 9780472026609 (ebook)
9780472900459 (electronic bk.)
0472900455 (electronic bk.)
9780472050802 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780472070800 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0472070800 (cloth ; alk. paper)
047205080X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 9786612639104
AU@ 000051343624
AU@ 000066532980
CDX 13832461
DEBBG BV043122840
DEBSZ 421708247
GBVCP 803347383
NZ1 14249160

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