Unformatted text preview: with considerable economic clout. – Golf is difficult to present on television (or live), but many people who play it are wealthy and powerful.
– Hockey is our national sport because it celebrates the values of those who control corporate wealth in Canada. Class Ideology II
Athletes send the message that one makes their own breaks and that luck comes to those who work hard.
Celebrity athletes reaffirm a class ideology that reproduces power and privilege among the powerful.
They form “ideological outposts” in...
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- Spring '06