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Out of Bounds Sports, Media and the Politics of Identity

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ISBN-10: 025321095X

ISBN-13: 9780253210951

Edition: 1997

Authors: Aaron Baker, Todd Boyd, Todd Edward Boyd, Todd Edward Boyd

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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 2/22/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface: Anatomy of a Murder: O.J. and the Imperative of Sports in Cultural Studies
Introduction: Sports and the Popular
Sports and the Revision of Masculinity
Television Sports as Mas(s)culine Cult of Distraction
Female Spectators and the Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight Film
"Never Trust a Snake": WWF Wrestling as Masculine Melodrama
Sports, Race, and Representation
"America's" Apple Pie: Baseball, Japan-Bashing, and the Sexual Threat of Economic Miscegenation
Mike Tyson and the Perils of Discursive Constraints: Boxing, Race, and the Assumption of Guilt
The Day the Niggaz Took Over: Basketball, Commodity Culture, and Black Masculinity
Hollywood Sports Films and Contested Identities
Visible Difference and Flex Appeal: The Body, Sex, Sexuality, and Race in the "Pumping Iron" Films
A Left/Right Combination: Populism and Depression-Era Boxing Films
Baseball in the Post-American Cinema, or Life in the Minor Leagues