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Essays On Sports, Culture, and Politics

Gary Genosko (Author)

  • Publisher: Arbeiter Ring
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: pb
  • Pages: 125
  • Released: Jan 1, 1999
  • ISBN-13: 9781894037068


A riotous excursion through the contemporary sportscape. Genosko's exhilarating approach employs an idiosyncratic mix of cultural studies, contemporary theory, and a lifetime of collection sports cards as he celebrates the heroic amateurs and the radical losers, from poolside to nationhood, bodybuilding to swimsuit magazines, hockey and bike messengers. A collection of short, sharp, and sweet essays that owe more than a touch to that other fine sportswriter, Eduardo Galeano.

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