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Skate Life: Re-Imagining White Masculinity

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Skate Life: Re-Imagining White Masculinity
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Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN/ASIN: 047205080X
ISBN-13: 9780472050802

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Skate Life examines how young male skateboarders use skate culture media in the production of their identities. Emily Chivers Yochim offers a comprehensive ethnographic analysis of an Ann Arbor, Michigan, skateboarding community, situating it within a larger historical examination of skateboarding's portrayal in mainstream media and a critique of mainstream, niche, and locally produced media texts.

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