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Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball

Robert F. Lewis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732078
eISBN:
9781604732177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732078.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book follows Major League Baseball (MLB)’s history as a sport, a domestic monopoly, a neocolonial power, and an international business. MLB’s challenge has been to market its popular mythology ... More


Introduction

Hiram Pérez

in A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Rather than imagining the late Victorian invention of homosexuality as a moment of singular and absolute abjection, the introduction posits the homosexual as a modern agent of neocolonial expansion ... More


The Irish Republic as ‘Postcolonial’ Polity

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the arguments over the Irish Republic as a ‘neo-colony’ or ‘postcolonial’ state. Since the 1920s and 1970s, a substantial body of writing has sought to analyse the Irish Free ... More


Legitimizing Empire: Filipino American and U.S. Puerto Rican Cultural Critique

Faye Caronan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039256
eISBN:
9780252097300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039256.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

When the United States acquired the Philippines and Puerto Rico, it reconciled its status as an empire with its anticolonial roots by claiming that it would altruistically establish democratic ... More


Girls and Sex and Other Urban Diversions

Lesley A. Sharp

in The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses adults' assumptions versus the lived realities of Ambanja's school youth, where television, discotheques, and video cinemas are believed to corrupt the lives of unsupervised ... More


Contract Workers, Exiles, and Commuters: Neocolonial and Postmodern Labor Arrangements

Jana K. Lipman

in Guantanamo: A Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255395
eISBN:
9780520942370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255395.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The U.S. Navy employed Jamaican workers as a result of the 1964 layoffs. GTMO unconsciously developed a new military model, which separated the base and its geography through this process. The ... More


Building a Colony

Kathryn C. Statler

in Replacing France: The Origins of American Intervention in Vietnam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124407
eISBN:
9780813134772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124407.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the efforts of the U.S. agencies to modernize and Westernize South Vietnam and imprint American values and culture on the Vietnamese people. At the same time, the Eisenhower ... More


Jazz and Clave: Latin Big Bands

Alex Stewart

in Making the Scene: Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249530
eISBN:
9780520940161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249530.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

By looking at the careers, lives, and music of Chico O'Farrill and Ray Santos, this chapter enters a jazz world that thrives on hybridity. Latin jazz bands test musicians' mastery of the harmonic and ... More


Baseball as a Neocolonialist: Abusing Power

Robert F. Lewis

in Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732078
eISBN:
9781604732177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732078.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter talks about how MLB evolved from being a sport into being a business, wherein like all business MLB sought cheap resources in the form of players. The difference between the business of ... More


Baseball as a Global Business: Balancing Power

Robert F. Lewis

in Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732078
eISBN:
9781604732177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732078.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter functions as a concluding chapter that summarizes the progressive synthesis of baseball, viewed through MLB, as a sport, domestic monopoly, neocolonial power, and global business. It ... More


Final Score

Robert F. Lewis

in Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732078
eISBN:
9781604732177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732078.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter summarizes the thoughts and insights revealed throughout the book. It discusses how Major League Baseball is a composite of a sport, a domestic monopoly, a neocolonial power, and an ... More


Epic Revitalization: Negotiating Identities and Other Challenges

Robin P. Harris

in Storytelling in Siberia: The Olonkho Epic in a Changing World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041280
eISBN:
9780252099885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041280.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Summarizing the vast changes across the Russian Federation that left their mark on olonkho performance practice, this chapter focuses on a few of the factors that have played a large role in the ... More


Cheesecakes and Bestsellers: Contemporary Serbian Literature and the Scandal of Transition

Tatjana Rosić

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The dream of “globalization as cosmopolitization” remains a dominant characteristic of Serbian culture, although globalization is seen as yet another totalitarian regime in Yugoslav and post-Yugoslav ... More


“One Night in Bangkok”: Food and the Everyday Life of Empire

Mark Padoongpatt

in Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293731
eISBN:
9780520966925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293731.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the blossoming of America's fascination with Thai cuisine during the Cold War. The informal postwar U.S. empire in Thailand vacillated between "hard" and "soft" power, ... More


Return to the Colonial Present: Translation, Collaboration, Pan-Asianism

Theodore Hughes

in Literature and Film in Cold War South Korea: Freedom's Frontier

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157490
eISBN:
9780231500715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157490.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the works of Ch'oe In-hun, the first South Korean writer to offer an extended treatment of late-colonial-period imperialization and wartime mobilization. Beginning with The ... More


Postcolonial Masculinity and Commodity Culture in Kenya

Mich Nyawalo

in Global Masculinities and Manhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036514
eISBN:
9780252093555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036514.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The chapter conducts a sociopolitical analysis of the various symbols of masculinity and political power that have been internalized within Kenyan society by asking the following questions: How have ... More


Governing Spirits: Religion, Miracles, and Spectacles in Cuba and Puerto Rico, 1898-1956

Reinaldo L. Roman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831410
eISBN:
9781469604688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888940_roman
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Freedom of religion did not come easily to Cuba or Puerto Rico. Only after the arrival of American troops during the Spanish–American War were non-Catholics permitted to practice their religions ... More


Miltarized Humanitarianism: Rethinking the Emergence of Korean Adoption

Soojin Pate

in From Orphan to Adoptee: U.S. Empire and Genealogies of Korean Adoption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683055
eISBN:
9781452948980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683055.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that taking care of South Korea’s children during and immediately after the Korean War strengthened neocolonial relations between the United States and South Korea. Soldiers ... More


Recuperating Wretched Lives: Asian Sex Workers and the Underside of Nation Building

Eleanor Ty

in Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665075
eISBN:
9781452946368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665075.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents a reading of This Place Called Absence by Asian Canadian Lydia Kwa and Fox Girl by Asian American Nora Okja Keller. These novels bear witness to the horrors of being a ... More


Korean Missionaries in America

Rebecca Y. Kim

in The Spirit Moves West: Korean Missionaries in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199942107
eISBN:
9780190202743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942107.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the story of UBF missionaries and examines why Korean evangelicals pursued missions in America and why they were particularly interested in proselytizing white Americans. It ... More


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