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Title Sport and postmodern times / edited by Geneviève Rail.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [1998]

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Series SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations
SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations.
Subject Sports -- Sociological aspects.
Physical education and training -- Social aspects.
Alt Name Rail, Geneviève, 1958-
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 399 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Postmodernism and the possibilities for writing "vital" sports texts / Toni Bruce -- "How do you warm-up for a stretch class?": sub/in/di/verting hegemonic shoves toward sport / Nate Kohn and Synthia Sydnor -- Born-again sport: ethics in biographical research / Robert Rinehart -- Representing black masculinity and urban possibilities: racism, realism, and Hoop dreams / Cheryl L. Cole and Samantha King -- Lesbians and locker rooms: the subjective experiences of lesbians in sport / Caroline Fusco -- Colonizing the feminine: Nike's intersections of postfeminism and hyperconsumption / Mélisse R. Lafrance -- Seismography of the postmodern condition: three theses on the implosion of sport / Geneviève Rail -- Sex, lies, and videotape: the political and cultural economies of celebrity fitness videos / Margaret MacNeill -- Excavating Michael Jordan: notes on a critical pedagogy of sporting representation / David Andrews -- Baudrillard, "Amérique," and the hyperreal World Cup / Steve Redhead -- Instrumental rationalization of human movement: an archeological approach / Jacques Gleyse -- Addiction, exercise, and cyborgs: technologies of deviant bodies / Cheryl L. Cole -- Post-sport: transgressing boundaries in physical culture / Brian Pronger -- In search of the sports bar: masculinity, alcohol, sports, and the mediation of public space / Lawrence A. Wenner -- Rap and dialectical relations: culture, subculture, power, and counter-power / Nancy Midol -- Hassiba Boulmerka and Islamic green: international sports, cultural differences, and their postmodern interpretation / William J. Morgan -- (Ir)relevant ring: the symbolic consumption of the Olympic logo in postmodern media culture / Rob VanWynsberghe and Ian Ritchie.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585060843 (electronic bk.)
9780585060842 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42855427
Additional Format Print version: Sport and postmodern times. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1998 0791439259 (DLC) 97050231 (OCoLC)38061661
Table of Contents
Pt. IPostmodern Sports Writing and the Transgression of Boundaries 
 1Postmodernism and the Possibilities for Writing "Vital" Sports Texts / Toni Bruce3
 2"How Do You Warm-Up for a Stretch Class?": Sub/In/Di/verting Hegemonic Shoves Toward Sport / Nate Kohn, Synthia Sydnor21
 3Born-Again Sport: Ethics in Biographical Research / Robert Rinehart33
Pt. IISport and the Postmodern (De)construction of Gender 
 4Representing Black Masculinity and Urban Possibilities: Racism, Realism, and Hoop Dreams / Cheryl L. Cole, Samantha King49
 5Lesbians and Locker Rooms: The Subjective Experiences of Lesbians in Sport / Caroline Fusco87
 6Colonizing the Feminine: Nike's Intersections of Postfeminism and Hyperconsumption / Melisse R. Lafrance117
Pt. IIIVirtual Sport, Representation, and the Postmodern Mediascape 
 7Seismography of the Postmodern Condition: Three Theses on the Implosion of Sport / Genevieve Rail143
 8Sex, Lies, and Videotape: The Political and Cultural Economies of Celebrity Fitness Videos / Margaret MacNeill163
 9Excavating Michael Jordan: Notes on a Critical Pedagogy of Sporting Representation / David Andrews185
 10Baudrillard, "Amerique," and the Hyperreal World Cup / Steve Redhead221
Pt. IVSport and Postmodern Body Invaders 
 11Instrumental Rationalization of Human Movement: An Archeological Approach / Jacques Gleyse239
 12Addiction, Exercise, and Cyborgs: Technologies of Deviant Bodies / Cheryl L. Cole261
 13Post-Sport: Transgressing Boundaries in Physical Culture / Brian Pronger277
Pt. VPhysical Culture, Consumer Culture, and Postmodern Geography 
 14In Search of the Sports Bar: Masculinity, Alcohol, Sports, and the Mediation of Public Space / Lawrence A. Wenner301
 15Rap and Dialectical Relations: Culture, Subculture, Power, and Counter-Power / Nancy Midol333
 16Hassiba Boulmerka and Islamic Green: International Sports, Cultural Differences, and Their Postmodern Interpretation / William J. Morgan345
 17(Ir)Relevant Ring: The Symbolic Consumption of the Olympic Logo in Postmodern Media Culture / Rob VanWynsberghe, Ian Ritchie367

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