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The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports

The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports( )
Author: Wheaton, Belinda
Series title:Routledge Critical Studies in Sport Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.95
Book Description:

This important new study examines the changing place and meaning of lifestyle sports #65533; parkour, surfing, skateboarding, kite-surfing and others #65533; and asks whether they continue to pose a challenge to the dominant meanings and experience of #65533;sport#65533; 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...
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Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / General
Sports & Recreation / Sociology Of Sports
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.1 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.85 Pounds

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