Making Meaning Out of Mountains: The Political Ecology of Skiing

Making Meaning Out of Mountains: The Political Ecology of Skiing

By: Mark C. J. Stoddart (author)Hardback

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Description

This book will appeal to anyone interested in cultural studies of the environment, environmental politics, the sociology of sport, and contemporary British Columbia.

About Author

Mark C.J. Stoddart is an assistant professor of sociology at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Contents

1 Introduction: The Attractive Economy of Skiing 2 Skiing Naturecultures and the Mountainous Sublime 3 Cyborg Skiers and Snowy Collectives 4 Environmental Subjectivity and the Ecopolitics of Skiing 5 Skiing and Social Power 6 Conclusion: Toward a Political Ecology of Skiing 7 Epilogue: The 2010 Olympics and the Ecopolitics of Snow Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774821964
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780774821964
  • weight: 460
  • ISBN10: 0774821965

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