Transnational sport : gender, media, and global Korea /

Based on ethnographic research in Seoul and Los Angeles, Transnational Sport tells how sports shape experiences of global Koreanness, and how those experiences are affected by national cultures. Rachael Miyung Joo focuses on superstar Korean athletes and sporting events produced for transnational me...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Joo, Rachael Miyung, 1975-
Format: Book
Published: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, ©2012.
Table of Contents:
  • To be a global player : sport and Korean developmental nationalisms
  • A leveraged playing field : U.S. multiculturalism and Korean athletes
  • Playing hard ball : the athletic body and Korean/American masculinities
  • Traveling Korean ladies : neoliberalism and the female athlete
  • Nation love : the feminized crowds of the Korean world cup
  • Home field advantage : race, nation, and transnational media sport in Los Angeles' Koreatown
  • Generations connect : discourses of generation and the emergence of transnational youth cultures
  • The field of sport and politics.