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Title SportCult / Randy Martin, Toby Miller, editors.

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.483 Sp67c    ---  Available
Description vii, 294 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Cultural politics (Minneapolis, Minn.) ; v. 16
Note Portions previously appeared as a special issue of Social text, v. 50, spring 1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Fielding sport : a preface to politics? / Randy Martin and Toby Miller -- Competing allegories / Toby Miller -- Kung Fu cinema, frugality, and Tanzanian Asian youth culture : Ujamaa and Tanzanian youth in the seventies / May Joseph -- Nation in white : cricket in a postapartheid South Africa / Grant Farred -- Batting against the break : on cricket, nationalism, and the swashbuckling Sri Lankans / Qadri Ismail -- Composite body : hip-hop aerobics and the multicultural nation / Randy Martin -- Aerobics and feminism : self-determination or patriarchal hegemony? / Michael Real -- Building a better body : male bodybuilding, spectacle, and consumption / Jon Stratton -- On Mexican pro wrestling : sport as melodrama / Heather Levi -- Field of soaps : Rupert v. Kerry as masculine melodrama / David Rowe and Jim McKay -- Cultural links : an international political economy of golf course landscapes / Bradley S. Klein -- Talking trash : late capitalism, black (re)productivity, and professional basketball / Gitanjali Maharaj -- Head fake : mentorship and mobility in hoop dreams / Bruce Robbins -- Back-page bylines : newspapers, women, and sport : an interview with Liz Kahn, Mary Jollimore, and Wanda Jamrozik / Amanda Smith -- Sports trademarks and somatic politics : locating the law in a critical cultural studies / Rosemary J. Coombe.
Subject Sports -- Social aspects.
Sports -- Anthropological aspects.
Sports and state.
Sports -- Economic aspects.
Added Author Martin, Randy.
Miller, Toby.
Added Title Sport cult
ISBN 0816631840 (pbk.)
0816631832 (hardcover)

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