2018 NASSS Annual Conference
Sport Soundtrack: Sport, Music, & Culture
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Friday, November 2 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Privilege, Sport, & Community Culture

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This Open Session explores show role of privilege in communities affects sport participation.


Eric Stone

“Do-It-Yourself”: Exploring the Entrepreneurial-Self in Sport for Development and Peace, University of Maryland
In light of the ongoing call for more critical sociological approaches to Sport for Development and Peace (SDP), scholars have turned to theories of governmentality that offer alternative perspectives of power and power relations to examine how SDP initiatives facilitate social inclusion... Read More →

Wai Ian “Vince” Tam

HKS Architects
The making of Gold Jacket CityThe City of Canton faces a similar challenge as every massive stadium in the world. Every year in August, the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival weekend draws tens of thousands of visitors to Canton, OH. However, for the rest of the year... Read More →

Devra Waldman

Aiming for (the) ‘green’: (post)colonial and aesthetic politics and implications of the production of purified environments in the making of a golf-focused community in Gurgaon, India, University of British Columbia
In this paper, I explore the emergence and development of a large-scale gated community built around a golf course in Gurgaon, India – and unpack this community development in the context of colonial productions of tamed nature/landscapes, and contemporary politics of urban beautification... Read More →


Michaela Kaliniak

Olivet College

Friday November 2, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm PDT
Georgia A

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