ISBN13:978-0253210951 ISBN10: 025321095X This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0253332288 ISBN10: 0253332281
Summary: Out of Bounds looks at the media representation of professional sports through the lens of cultural studies. The editors contend that the popularity of sports derives not simply from their appeal as leisure entertainment but from their role in larger systems of class, race, gender, and masculinity. Essays in the collection challenge the assumption of the apolitical nature of sports by examining how they contribute to the contested process of defining social identitie
Summary: Out of Bounds looks at the media representation of professional sports through the lens of cultural studies. The editors contend that the popularity of sports derives not simply from their appeal as leisure entertainment but from their role in larger systems of class, race, gender, and masculinity. Essays in the collection challenge the assumption of the apolitical nature of sports by examining how they contribute to the contested process of defining social identities. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:97 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Indiana University Press Published: 02/28/1997 International: No
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Baker, Aaron : Arizona State University
Aaron Baker teaches in the Interdisciplinary Humanities Program at Arizona State University. He is currently working on a book about sports in American film and television.
Boyd, Todd : University of South Carolina
Todd Boyd, Assistant Professor of Critical Studies at the USC School of Cinema-Television, has published in numerous journals and is the author of Am I Black Enough for You?
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