In the increasingly popular sport of parkour, athletes run, jump, climb, flip, and vault through city streetscapes. In Parkour and the City, Jeffrey L. Kidder examines the ways in which this internet-friendly twenty-first-century sport involves a creative appropriation of urban spaces as well as a method of everyday risk-taking by a youth culture that valorizes individuals who successfully manage danger.
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|Size: ||6.1 MB|
|Publisher: ||Rutgers University Press|
|Date published: || 2017|
|ISBN: ||9780813571980 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|