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Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Hunter Hawkins Fine
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book examines the cultural, political, and social implications of surfing and street skateboarding by drawing on critical cultural studies, political philosophy, postcolonial studies, urban sociology, and poststructuralist theory to analyze and render everyday performances as critical theoretical gestures.
AP English Language & Composition 2017-2018
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Denise Pivarnik-Nova
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-07 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Kaplan's AP English Language & Composition 2017-2018 provides essential practice, targeted review, and proven strategies to help students ace the AP Language & Composition exam. Master the material, get comfortable with the test format, and get expert advice on how to score higher. Essential Practice Two full-length practice tests with
Skateboarding Between Subculture and the Olympics
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Veith Kilberth, Jürgen Schwier
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-31 - Publisher: transcript Verlag

The inclusion of skateboarding as an official discipline in the 2020 Olympic Games marks the pinnacle of a decades-long process of commercialization and sportification. Is the tightly-knit subculture in danger of losing its very identity? This anthology creates an analytical framework for understanding the fundamental conflict between skateboarding's core ethos
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Sierra Prescott
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
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Routledge Handbook of Street Culture
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: Jeffrey Ian Ross
Categories: Social Science
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