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Sport and Neoliberalism: Politics, Consumption, and Culture

edited by David L. Andrews and Michael L. Silk
Format
Book
Published
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2012.
Language
English
Series
Sporting
Sporting (Philadelphia, Pa.)
ISBN
9781439905036 (hardcover : alk. paper), 1439905037 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781439905043 (paper : alk. paper), 1439905045 (paper : alk. paper), 9781439905050 (e-book), 1439905053 (e-book)
Contents
  • Sport and the neoliberal conjuncture: complicating the consensus / Michael L. Silk, David L. Andrews
  • A distorted playing field: neoliberalism and sport through the lens of economic citizenship / Toby Miller
  • Advanced liberal government, sport policy, and "building the active citizen" / Mick Green
  • Race, class, and politics in post-Katrina America / Michael D. Giardina, C.L. Cole
  • Nike U: full-program athletics contracts and the corporate university / Samantha King
  • Growth and nature: reflections on sport, carbon neutrality, and ecological modernization / Brian Wilson
  • The uncanny of Olympic time: Michael Phelps and the end of neoliberalism / Grant Farred
  • The governance of the neoliberal sporting city / Michael L. Silk, David L. Andrews
  • Governing play: moral geographies, healthification, and neoliberal urban imaginaries / Caroline Fusco
  • Neoliberal redevelopment, sport infrastructure, and the militarization of U.S. urban terrain / Kimberly S. Schimmel
  • Economies of surf: evolution, territorialism, and the erosion of localism / Leslie Heywood, Mark Montgomery
  • Free running: post-sport liminality in a neoliberal world / Michael Atkinson
  • Out-of-bounds plays: the Women's National Basketball Association and the neoliberal imaginings of sexuality / Mary G. McDonald
  • Pedagogies of fat: the social currency of slenderness / Jessica M. Francombe, Michael L. Silk
  • Technologies of the south: sport, subjectivity, and "swinging" capital / Joshua I. Newman
  • Hijacking Canadian identity: Stephen Harper, hockey, and the terror of neoliberalism / Jay Scherer, Lisa McDermott
  • Global Smackdown: Vince McMahon, World Wrestling Entertainment, and neoliberalism / Ted Butryn
  • Afterword: Sport and neoliberalism / Norman K. Denzin.
Description
vi, 316 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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