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Thorpe, Holly

Transnational Mobilities in Action Sport Cultures

Thorpe, Holly - Transnational Mobilities in Action Sport Cultures, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Transnational Mobilities and Action Sport Cultures: Conceptual, Theoretical and Methodological Considerations
Holly Thorpe

Part I. Transnational Action Sport Cultural Networks

2. Producing Transnational Networks: Action Sport Companies, Media and Events
Holly Thorpe

3. Digital Media and the Transnational Imaginary: Virtual Memorialization of Global Action Sport Stars
Holly Thorpe

Part II. Action Sport Migration and Transnational Mobilities

4. Corporeal Mobilities in Action Sport Cultures: Tourists, Professionals and Seasonal Migrants
Holly Thorpe

5. Pleasure, Play and Everyday Politics in Transnational Action Sport Destinations
Holly Thorpe

6. Transnational Action Sport Career Migration: Reflections From Home and Away
Holly Thorpe

Part III. Action Sport (Im)mobilities in Disrupted and Conflicted Spaces

7. Action Sports and Natural Disaster Immobilities: Arrhythmic Experiences in Christchurch, New Zealand
Holly Thorpe

8. The Emergence of Action Sports in the Middle East: Imagining New Mobilities with Parkour in Gaza
Holly Thorpe

9. Transnational Connections and Transformation: Action Sport for Development and Peace Building
Holly Thorpe

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Social Policy, Migration, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Social Media, Globalization

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship Series
Page amount
343 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230390744
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35136-7

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