Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Sports: Peace and Conflict Studies Archive

Bigger Stronger Faster (USA: Christopher Bell, 2008)

Carpentier, Megan. "Steubenville and the misplaced sympathy for Jane Doe's rapists: Rape is unique in US society as a crime where the blighted future of the perpetrators counts for more than the victim's." Comment is Free (March 18, 2013)

Chomsky, Noam. "On the Basic Role of (Non-Participatory) Sports." Dialogic (Excerpts of Chomsky quote published in Robert F. Barsky's The Chomsky Effect: November 5, 2009)

Christina, Greta. "Wealthy, Handsome, Strong, Packing Endless Hard-Ons: The Impossible Ideals Men Are Expected to Meet." AlterNet (June 20, 2011)

The Edge of Sports (Website for sports reporter and historian Dave Zirin's weekly columns and podcasts)

Engle, John. "August and Everything After: A Half-Century of Surfing in Cinema." Bright Lights Film Journal #80 (May 2013)

Gwynne, Kristen, Monica Johnson Hostler, and X. "Hacker Group Anonymous Leaks Chilling Video in Case of Alleged Steubenville Rape, Cover-Up." Democracy Now (January 7, 2013)

Johnson, Ian. "The New Olympic Arms Race." The New York Review of Books Blog (August 8, 2012)

Walker, Shaun. "Russia to monitor 'all communications' at Winter Olympics in Sochi." The Guardian (October 6, 2013)

Watkins, Boyce. "University of Kentucky: The Plantation that Never Quits." (June 12, 2012)

West, Betsy. "Makers: Women Who Make America": New Film Chronicles Past 50 Years of Feminist Movement." Democracy Now (February 26, 2013)

Zirin, Dave. "Brazil’s World Cup Will Kick the Environment in the Teeth." The Nation (April 22, 2014)

---. "Here Come Los Suns: Sports and Resistance to Arizona's SB 1070." Socialism 2010 Conference in Oakland, CA

---. "Jason Collins: The Substance of Change." The Nation (April 30, 2013)

---. "LeBron James and the Quote Heard Round the World." The Nation (July 13, 2011)

---. Not Just a Game: Power, Politics and American Sports. Media Education Foundation (2010: available online 62 mins)

---. "The Politics of Sports." Media Matters (August 29, 2010)

---. "The UConn Huskies Win ‘NCAA Hunger Games Bingo’." The Nation (April 8, 2014)

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