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The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports - a book by Wheaton, Belinda

The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports

The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports( )
Author: Wheaton, Belinda
Series title:Routledge Critical Studies in Sport Ser.
ISBN:978-0-415-47857-1
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $155.00
Book Description:

This important new study examines the changing place and meaning of lifestyle sports - parkour, surfing, skateboarding, kite-surfing and others - and asks whether they continue to pose a challenge to the dominant meanings and experience of 'sport' and physical culture.

Drawing on a series of in-depth, empirical case-studies, the book offers a re-evaluation of theoretical frameworks with which lifestyle sports have been understood, and focuses on aspects of their cultural...
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Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Extreme Sports
Sports & Recreation / Sociology Of Sports
Political Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds

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