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Male Culture: Owners, Chokers, and Dumb Kids

Carl E. Prince

in Brooklyn's Dodgers: The Bums, the Borough, and the Best of Baseball, 1947–1957

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115789
eISBN:
9780199854066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115789.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Dixie Walkers is introduced in this chapter. He was a classic product of time and place. He had a solid, long-lived major-league career, but not quite of the Hall of Fame quality. He was from the ... More


Introduction

Mark Smith

in Revisiting Moral Panics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447321859
eISBN:
9781447321880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321859.003.0035
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Part Four begins with a dedication to Jock Young and a commentary about his work. Part Four’s chapters bring together what might appear to be rather disparate subject matter. Some common themes ... More


Shock Jock: Boots

Terry Williams

in Teenage Suicide Notes: An Ethnography of Self-Harm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177900
eISBN:
9780231542500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177900.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Boots, a handsome, overachieving jock, who talks about “queer theories, cross dresses and loves Charles Bronson and Clint Eastwood movies. He said his sexual proclivity was another issue he needed to ... More


Two Theaters and a Merger in New York

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter documents the rise of Cantonese opera theater in New York City from the mid-nineteenth century through the 1920s. By the mid-1920s, the New York theaters became a nodal point of the ... More


Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Simon J. Bronner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

From their beginnings, campuses emerged as hotbeds of traditions and folklore. American college students inhabit a culture with its own slang, stories, humor, beliefs, rituals, and pranks. This book ... More


Jocko Homo: How Gay Is the Super Bowl?

Mark Dery

in I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677733
eISBN:
9781452948324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677733.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the homoerotic subtext of the Super Bowl, the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL). Historically, athletic prowess and a consuming passion for sports ... More


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