Instant Acceleration: Living in the Fast Lane - Cultural Identity of Speed

Instant Acceleration: Living in the Fast Lane - Cultural Identity of Speed

By: Robert R. Sands (author)Hardback

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NOTE Special Title: PAPERBACK OUT OF PRINT 1/22/99 This book is about the relationship between blackness, ethnicity, and speed. It is an in-depth ethnographic and anthropological study of a population of collegiate sprinters, constructed upon a formal model of ethnic and cultural identity which sees social interaction, expressed in the order and arrangement of social identities, as a means of establishing social networks through universal or cognitive rules.

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About Author

Robert R. Sands is a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Urbana.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/09/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780819195845
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 150
  • ID: 9780819195845
  • weight: 349
  • ISBN10: 0819195847

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