Sport and Neoliberalism: Politics, Consumption, and Culture (Sporting)

Sport and Neoliberalism: Politics, Consumption, and Culture (Sporting)

By: Michael L. Silk (author), David L. Andrews (editor)Paperback

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How neoliberal politics appropriates sports for its own ends

About Author

David L. Andrews is a professor in the Physical Cultural Studies Program, Department of Kinesiology, at the University of Maryland, College Park. Michael L. Silk is a reader in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Bath.


1 Sport and the Neoliberal Conjuncture: Complicating the Consensus * Michael L. Silk * David L. Andrews Part I Structures, Formations, and Mechanics of Neoliberalism 2 A Distorted Playing Field: Neoliberalism and Sport through the lens of Economic Citizenship * Toby Miller 3 Advanced Liberal Government, Sport Policy, and "Building the Active Citizen" * Mick Green 4 Race, Class, and Politics in Post-Katrina America * Michael D. Giardina * C. L. Cole 5 Nike U: Full-Program Athletics Contracts and the Corporate University * Samantha King 6 Growth and Nature: Reflections on Sport, Carbon Neutrality, and Ecological Modernization * Brian Wilson 7 The Uncanny of Olympic Time: Michael Phelps and the End of Neoliberalism * Grant Farred Part II Government, Governance, and the Cultural Geographies of Neoliberalism 8 The Governance of the Neoliberal Sporting City * Michael L. Silk * David L. Andrews 9 Governing Play: Moral Geographies, Healthification, and Neoliberal Urban Imaginaries * Caroline Fusco 10 Neoliberal Redevelopment, Sport Infrastructure, and the Militarization of U.S. Urban Terrain * Kimberly S. Schimmel 11 Economies of Surf: Evolution, Territorialism, and the Erosion of Localism * Leslie Heywood * Mark Montgomery 12 Free Running: Post-Sport Liminality in a Neoliberal World * Michael Atkinson Part III Consuming Pleasure: Citizenship, Subjectivities, and "Popular" Sporting Pedagogies 13 Out-of-Bounds Plays: The Women's National Basketball Association and the Neoliberal Imaginings of Sexuality * Mary G. McDonald 14 Pedagogies of Fat: The Social Currency of Slenderness * Jessica M. Francombe * Michael L. Silk 15 Technologies of the South: Sport, Subjectivity, and "Swinging" Capital * Joshua I. Newman 16 Hijacking Canadian Identity: Stephen Harper, Hockey, and the Terror of Neoliberalism * Jay Scherer * Lisa McDermott 17 Global Smackdown: Vince McMahon, World Wrestling Entertainment, and Neoliberalism * Ted Butryn Afterword: Sport and Neoliberalism * Norman K. Denzin Contributors Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781439905043
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 310
  • ID: 9781439905043
  • ISBN10: 1439905045

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