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Parkour and the City: Risk, Masculinity, and Meaning in a Postmodern Sport

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by Jeffrey L. Kidder
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Parkour and the City: Risk, Masculinity, and Meaning in a Postmodern Sport by Jeffrey L. Kidder

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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Ebook Details
Pages: 216
Size: 6.1 MB
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Date published:   2017
ISBN: 9780813571980 (DRM-PDF)

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Nonfiction > Sports & Recreation > Running & Jogging
Nonfiction > Social Science > Sociology > Urban
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06/24/2017
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