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Sporting dystopias [electronic resource] : the making and meaning of urban sport cultures / edited by Ralph C. Wilcox ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Wilcox, Ralph C.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations: Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (vi, 292 p.).ISBN: 1417531223 (electronic bk.); 9781417531226 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sports -- Social aspects | City and town life | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Sociology of SportsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sporting dystopias.DDC classification: 306.4/83 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Sport in the city : cultural, economic, and political portraits / Ralph C. Wilcox and David L. Andrews -- Sport and community/communitas / Alan G. Ingham and Mary G. McDonald -- Mediated sports, mayors, and the marketed metropolis / Gene Burd -- Urban(e) statuary times / Synthia Sydnor Slowikowski -- No Christmas dinner : the effect of major sporting events on local homelessness / Robin M. Mathy -- Rounders or Robin Hoods? : questioning the role of the ticket scalper as entertainment outlaw or free market capitalist / Michael F. Atkinson -- Horse racing in Chicago, 1883-1894 : the interplay of class, politics, and organized crime / Steven A. Reiss -- Athletics in the Ward and beyond : neighborhoods, Jews, and sport in Toronto, 1900-1939 / Danny Rosenberg -- Urban sanctuary : youth culture in a recreation drop-in center / Brian Wilson and Phil White -- Researching youth sports programs in a metropolitan setting : essentials of, barriers to, and policy for achieving a comprehensive program / Michael A. Clark -- Soccer, race, and suburban space / David L. Andrews ... [et al.] -- New politics of urban consumption : Hoop Dreams, Clockers, and "America" / C.L. Cole and Samantha King.
In place of "race," space : "Basketball in Canada" and the absence of racism / Gamal Abdel-Shehid -- Driving the lane against the Raptor : the production and racialization of (transgressive) subjects on the streets of Toronto / Andrew D. Thornton.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Sport in the city : cultural, economic, and political portraits / Ralph C. Wilcox and David L. Andrews -- Sport and community/communitas / Alan G. Ingham and Mary G. McDonald -- Mediated sports, mayors, and the marketed metropolis / Gene Burd -- Urban(e) statuary times / Synthia Sydnor Slowikowski -- No Christmas dinner : the effect of major sporting events on local homelessness / Robin M. Mathy -- Rounders or Robin Hoods? : questioning the role of the ticket scalper as entertainment outlaw or free market capitalist / Michael F. Atkinson -- Horse racing in Chicago, 1883-1894 : the interplay of class, politics, and organized crime / Steven A. Reiss -- Athletics in the Ward and beyond : neighborhoods, Jews, and sport in Toronto, 1900-1939 / Danny Rosenberg -- Urban sanctuary : youth culture in a recreation drop-in center / Brian Wilson and Phil White -- Researching youth sports programs in a metropolitan setting : essentials of, barriers to, and policy for achieving a comprehensive program / Michael A. Clark -- Soccer, race, and suburban space / David L. Andrews ... [et al.] -- New politics of urban consumption : Hoop Dreams, Clockers, and "America" / C.L. Cole and Samantha King.

In place of "race," space : "Basketball in Canada" and the absence of racism / Gamal Abdel-Shehid -- Driving the lane against the Raptor : the production and racialization of (transgressive) subjects on the streets of Toronto / Andrew D. Thornton.

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