By Jeffrey Montez de Oca
In Discipline and Indulgence, Jeffrey Montez de Oca demonstrates how pop culture, in particular university soccer, addressed capitalism’s contradictions through integrating males into the financial system of the chilly struggle as employees, warriors, and shoppers. within the dawning tv age, university soccer supplied a ritual and spectacle of the yank lifestyle that any one may perform from the relaxation of his own residence. collage soccer shaped a moral house of patriotic pageantry the place males may perhaps produce themselves as voters of the chilly battle kingdom. in keeping with a theoretically refined research of chilly conflict media, Discipline and Indulgence assesses the period’s institutional linkage of game, better schooling, media, and militarism and reveals the connections of up to date recreation media to today’s battle on Terror.
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Discipline and Indulgence: College Football, Media, and the American Way of Life during the Cold War (Critical Issues in Sport and Society) by Jeffrey Montez de Oca