Surfing Street Skateboarding Performance and Space

Surfing  Street Skateboarding  Performance  and Space
Author : Hunter Hawkins Fine
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages : 326
Release : 2018-10-15
ISBN 10 : 9781498549035
ISBN 13 : 1498549039
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

This book examines the cultural, political, and social implications of surfing and street skateboarding by drawing on critical cultural studies, political philosophy, postcolonial studies, urban sociology, and poststructuralist theory to analyze and render everyday performances as critical theoretical gestures.

Surfing Places, Surfboard Makers
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Andrew Warren, Chris Gibson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-31 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

Over the last forty years, surfing has emerged from its Pacific islands origins to become a global industry. Since its beginnings more than a thousand years ago, surfing’s icon has been the surfboard—its essential instrument, the point of physical connection between human and nature, body and wave. To a surfer,
Surfing and Sustainability
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Gregory Borne
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-04 - Publisher: Routledge

Surfing and Sustainability presents a new way of understanding the impact of surfing on the environment, society and the economy, providing important insights into the field of sustainability and arguing that the activity of surfing offers a unique opportunity to explore the ambiguity of sustainability. The book contextualises surfing within
Surfing, Sex, Genders and Sexualities
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: lisahunter
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-27 - Publisher: Routledge

Sex, gender and sexuality have played an important role in shaping the culture of surfing and are central themes in the study of sport and movement cultures. Rooted in a rich precolonial history, surfing has undergone a modern transformation shaped by visual culture, commodification, sportization, mediatization and globalization, arguably all
Surfing Spaces
Language: un
Pages: 280
Authors: Jon Anderson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-08 - Publisher: Routledge

This book offers a critical examination of the construction of surfing spaces, examining the where of surfing to explore how surfers order and border the places of the beach, as well as the place of the surfed wave itself. It explores how the surfed wave can be understood as an
Sustainable Surfing
Language: un
Pages: 262
Authors: Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting
Categories: Environmental sustainability
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the 21st century s most pervasive ideas, as humanity s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally recognised cultural phenomena whose unique connection