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Game Management

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Aldo Leopold's Report on a Game Survey of the North Central States received nearly universally positive reviews. He followed it up with Game Management, a larger book detailing the history, theory, ... More


Consensual Violence: Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Injury

Jill D. Weinberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290655
eISBN:
9780520964723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290655.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Most people often think decriminalization happens by repealing a law, but Sex, Sports, and the Politics of Consensual Violence challenges this view showing that social decriminalization must precede ... More


Skiing into Modernity: A Cultural and Environmental History

Andrew Denning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284272
eISBN:
9780520959897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284272.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book argues that from the moment that skiers took to the Alps of central Europe, around 1880, the interaction between skiers and the Alps proved transformative: the Alps modernized skiing, and ... More


Driven to Perfection

Shauna Pomerantz and Rebecca Raby

in Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284142
eISBN:
9780520959798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284142.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the media construction of the supergirl, or a girl who is not only academically successful, but also skilled at sports, extra-curricular activities, and social life. No other ... More


Fitting In or Fabulously Smart?

Shauna Pomerantz and Rebecca Raby

in Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284142
eISBN:
9780520959798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284142.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In this chapter, we explore tensions in smart girls’ lives by focusing on how girls and boys negotiate gender and peer culture. While girls are deemed to be the new dominant sex in education and ... More


From Forester to Professor

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

On July 19, 1909, Aldo Leopold was appointed as forest assistant at the Apache National Forest just outside Springerville, in the Arizona Territory. During the two decades he spent with the U.S. ... More


Pan-Arabism and the 1940s

Ellen L. Fleischmann

in The Nation and Its "New" Women: The Palestinian Women's Movement, 1920-1948

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237896
eISBN:
9780520937048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237896.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The first half of the 1940s witnessed a cultural and social efflorescence in Palestinian Arab society, particularly among the educated elite in the towns and urban localities, but also spreading into ... More


“Hertz, Don’t It?” White “Colorblindness” and the Mark(et)ings of O. J. Simpson

Leola Johnson

in Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the role of race and the claim of “colorlessness” in O. J. Simpson's life largely prior to the 1994 murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. It seeks to understand ... More


L'Auto's Ouvriers de la Pédale: Work, Class, and the Tour de France, 1903–1939

Christopher S. Thompson

in The Tour de France: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256309
eISBN:
9780520934863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256309.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter evaluates the attempts made by the sports daily that organized the race through 1939 to defuse this potential threat by celebrating Tour de France participants as exemplary ouvriers de ... More


What Price Heroism?: Work, Sport, and Drugs in Postwar France

Christopher S. Thompson

in The Tour de France: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256309
eISBN:
9780520934863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256309.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the postwar debates regarding the Tour de France as work, associating these to the racers' longstanding practice of doping. It also examines the implications of that practice ... More


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