Fixin' to Git: One Fan's Love Affair with NASCAR's Winston Cup

Fixin' to Git: One Fan's Love Affair with NASCAR's Winston Cup

by Jim Wright
     
 


A sociologist writing for a general audience challenges myths about NASCAR racing, considers the significance of its rise in popularity, and analyzes issues of gender, region, ethnicity, and social class in stock car racing.See more details below

Overview


A sociologist writing for a general audience challenges myths about NASCAR racing, considers the significance of its rise in popularity, and analyzes issues of gender, region, ethnicity, and social class in stock car racing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822332206
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Prelude: On the Road to Charlotte
1. Car Culture and the American Dream
Daytona Pilgrimage
2. Deconstructing NASCAR
Back Home Again in Indiana
3. Racin' Basics
Lost in the Land of Cotton
4. The NASCAR Subculture
Short-Track Showdown
5. The Yankee Invasion
Nantahala Interlude
6. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
Grand Finale in Atlanta
7. We Are Family
Notes
Index

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