The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports
|Series title:||Routledge Critical Studies in Sport Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| 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...