Sporting Pedagogies

Sporting Pedagogies

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Focusing on such varied sites as British cinema, global celebrity, racialized education policy, and Disney, altIgSporting Pedagogies illustrates how trans/national sporting cultures, intermediaries, and institutions actively work as pedagogical sites to hegemonically re-inscribe and re-present neo-liberal discourses on sport, culture, nation, and democracy throughout the ascendant global capitalist order. Written in the progressive tradition of Norman K. Denzin, Henry Giroux, Lawrence Grossberg, and Peter McLaren, Michael D. Giardina poignantly - and at times, devastatingly - captures the shifting terrain of social and political contestation and negotiation at play in the modern world. This book is a must-read for students in cultural studies, communications research, sport studies, and globalization.Chapter Four Remembering the Titans: Screening aquot;Raceaquot; in Disneya#39;s America Despite its claims of innocent fun, Disney ... refuse a feel-good sports movie (just like it cannot refuse another mediocre screenplay starring any cast member of the NBC hit sitcom Friends). ... 1996), as well as numerous sport-themed shows airing on cable televisiona#39;s The Disney Channel (e.g., The Jersey, Totally Hoops, etc.).

Title:Sporting Pedagogies
Author: Michael D. Giardina
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2005-01-01

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