Dissecting action sports studies : past, present, and beyond / Holly Thorpe, Belinda Wheaton

Thorpe, Holly | Wheaton, Belinda

This chapter consists of two parts. First, it provides an overview of some of the past and present trends in action sports research, illustrating how different theoretical approaches have informed (and limited) our understanding of power, politics, and agency during various historical junctures. Second, the authors offer some suggestions for constructing more nuanced social explanations of action sports cultural politics into the twenty-first century.

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