Making Meaning Out of Mountains: The Political Ecology of Skiing

Making Meaning Out of Mountains: The Political Ecology of Skiing

by Mark C. J. Stoddart

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ISBN-13: 9780774821971
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 03/19/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Mark C.J. Stoddart is an assistant professor ofsociology at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: The Attractive Economy of Skiing

2 Skiing Naturecultures and the Mountainous Sublime

3 Cyborg Skiers and Snowy Collectives

4 Environmental Subjectivity and the Ecopolitics of Skiing

5 Skiing and Social Power

6 Conclusion: Toward a Political Ecology of Skiing

7 Epilogue: The 2010 Olympics and the Ecopolitics of Snow

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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