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The Birth of the Internet Youth Protest: The 2002 Candlelight Vigils

Jiyeon Kang

in Igniting the Internet: Youth and Activism in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824856564
eISBN:
9780824872199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856564.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

When teenage girls Sin Hyo-sun and Sim Mi-sŏn were killed in a suburb of Seoul by a U.S. military vehicle in 2002, it sparked protest that resulted in the first candlelight vigils. This chapter ... More


Epilogue: The Life of the Beautiful Game

Gregg Bocketti

in The Invention of the Beautiful Game: Football and the Making of Modern Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062556
eISBN:
9780813051574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062556.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The epilogue focuses on the futebol tradition since the 1940s, examining Brazil’s World Cup history. It discusses Brazilians’ reexamination of the Brazilian style and of ideas about race in the ... More


Post-Sports

Steve Redhead

in We Have Never Been Postmodern: Theory at the Speed of Light

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643448
eISBN:
9780748652945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643448.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter investigates some aspects of the speeding-up of sport and sports media in contemporary accelerated culture alongside a generalised rethinking of the sociology of modernity. In a 1990s ... More


Class Warriors or Generous Men in Skirts? The Tartan Army in the Scottish and Foreign Press

Hugh O’Donnell

in From Tartan to Tartanry: Scottish Culture, History and Myth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638772
eISBN:
9780748653539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638772.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter focuses primarily on press coverage of Scottish fans both in Scotland and in the four countries against whom Scotland played in the recent qualifying round for the 2010 World Cup: ... More


A Cultural History of the Sports Bra

Jaime Schultz

in Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women's Sport

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038167
eISBN:
9780252095962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038167.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the introduction of the commercial sports bra, one of the products that attested to the 1970s revolution in women's sport. Critics charged that breasts, like menstruation, ... More


Pacification Urbanism: A View from Rio’s Old Industrial Suburbs

Mariana Cavalcanti

in Emergent Brazil: Key Perspectives on a New Global Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060675
eISBN:
9780813050942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060675.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Rio de Janeiro has undertaken massive urban transformations in preparation for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. The chapter examines the coupling of favela urbanization programs—such as ... More


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