Dark Horses & Underdogs: The Greatest Sports Upsets of All by Les Krantz

By Les Krantz

Ideal for activities fanatics old and young, here's a exceptional, oversize publication that includes the 50 maximum activities upsets of all time-including an action-packed DVD of wonderful clips that may be loved back and again.Everyone loves an underdog, and during this brilliant assortment jam-packed with pictures, the main awesome triumphs and comebacks in activities background are provided in a single attractive quantity. that includes the striking groups, Olympians, and different athletes who weren+t given an opportunity at victory, darkish HORSES AND UNDERDOGS is ready how they overcame very unlikely odds and triumphed within the face of notable adversity. The accompanying DVD documentary-narrated by means of award-winning sportscaster Jim Lampley of HBO and NBC Sports-includes newsreels, interviews, and online game photos as an ideal supplement to all of the motion featured within the booklet. many of the vintage fits and occasions integrated are Seabiscuit+s positive Horse of the yr season in 1938; the 1969 -Miracle+ big apple Mets; Joe Namath and the recent York Jets+ historical victory in great Bowl III; the 1980 united states Olympic Hockey Team+s win over the Soviet Union, and lots of, many extra.

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Der eigentliche Anspruch der Soziologie des Körpers allerdings, nicht nur die Vergesellschaftung des Körpers, sondern auch eine Verkörperlichung der Gesellschaft zu etablieren, hat sich bisher noch nicht erfüllt. Völlig zu Recht schreibt deshalb Ellen Kuhlmann (2004, S. « Dabei gilt es zu bedenken, daß die allgemeine Berücksichtigung des Körpers für die Soziologie in der Tat eine »Herausforderung« darstellt. Denn immerhin will die Soziologie des Körpers von ihrem Selbstanspruch her dazu beitragen, tief in die Soziologie eingelassene Gegensätze wie etwa den zwischen Individuum und Gesellschaft überwinden zu wollen.

Erkundungen über einen strapazierten Begriff. Bühl-Moos. Duden, Barbara (1993): Die Frau ohne Unterleib. Zu Judith Butlers Entkörperung, in: Feministische Studien 2, 24-33. Durkheim, Emile (1981): Die elementaren Formen des religiösen Lebens. Frankfurt am Main. Elias, Norbert (1976): Über den Prozeß der Zivilisation. 2 Bde. Frankfurt am Main. ) (2000): Body Modification. London u. a. Featherstone, Mike/Mike Hepworth/Bryan S. ) (1991): The Body. Social Process and Cultural Theory. London u. a. ) (1995): Der Tod ist ein Problem der Lebenden.

Dazu auch den Beitrag von Werner Schneider in diesem Band. 47 Bei Durkhcim (1981, S. « 48 Natürlich sind auch andere Einteilungen vorstellbar: Shusterman (1994, S. « Zu der ersten Kategorie, die er »Somatik der Darstellung« nennt, zählt er Kosmetik, plastische Chirurgie und Bodybuilding. Zur zweiten, »Somatik des Erlebens« genannten Kategorie zählt er »Yoga und andere Disziplinen der Übung des Körperbewußtseins«. Myers (1992, S. 267) unterscheidet zwischen den Kategorien tempomry (»can be washed off, dusted away, or simply lifted off the body«) und permanent (»result in indelible 35 durchtrainierten und gesunden Körper zum Ziele haben, geht es in den Körpermodifizierungen und -manipulationen der Jugendszenen um eine radikale Abkehr von diesen Idealen bis hin zu selbstzerstörerischen Praktiken.

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