Mike KNES287 S Study Guide

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KNES287 Study Guide Sport as Physical Culture: Physical culture is an ontologically mixed entity (there are diverse ways of being physical). The Active Body as Physical Instrument and/or Physical Object. 3 Universal Attributes: Utilitarian (relates to a material social purpose or utility), Expressive (expresses understanding of self and collective identity), Pleasurable (source of sensual enjoyment). Raymond Williams’ Understanding of Culture: (Physical) Culture, Everyday Practices (the things we do), Everyday Meanings (the things we think), are all interconnected. Sporting plaisir : the pleasure derived from sporting participation or spectating/a pleasing affirmation of self Sporting jouissance : a transcendent sense of ecstacy or bliss taking the self beyond its normative being Dominant (Football), Residual (Hockey/Cock Fighting), and Emergent (lacrosse) sporting practices Sporting Sociological Imagination: “Any adequate account of sport must be rooted in an understanding of its location within society. The essence of sport is to be found within the nature of its relationship to the broader stream of societal forces of which it is a part”. The Sport-Society Dialectic: Two-way, mutual relationship between Sport and Contemporary Society. Jigsaw Analogy: Individual piece of jigsaw is relatively meaningless on is own; can only be understood in relation to the other pieces with which it combines to constitute the jigsaw as a whole. The Sport-Society Interrelationship: Social, Cultural, Economic, Political. Range of Sporting Involvement: (From work to play): occupational participation, professional participation, leisure participation, active spectating, and passive spectating. Sporting Fetishization: treating sport as if it is somehow divorced from the various forces and relations which shape its very constitution; as if it is an entity, in and of itself, and not a product of a particular cultural and historical moment.____________________ Late Capitalism: Capital increasingly generated from production and consumption of cultural products as opposed to material products. (flexible regime of accumulation). Cultural Commercialization:
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course KNES 287 taught by Professor Ryan during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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Mike KNES287 S Study Guide - KNES287 Study Guide Sport as...

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