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Surfing today evokes many things: thundering waves, warm beaches, bikinis and lifeguards, and carefree pleasure. But is the story of surfing really as simple as popular culture suggests? In this first international political history of the sport, Scott Laderman shows that while wave riding is...

Author(s)
Laderman, S.
Publisher
University of California Press, Berkeley, USA
Citation
Empire in waves: a political history of surfing, 2014, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

This book includes 17 chapters focusing on the historical, economic, social and political determinants of health under capitalism. It addresses the political and accumulation strategies of 'big pharma', the global food industry's production of hunger and obesity, capitalism and mental illness, and...

Author(s)
Panitch, L.; Leys, C.
Publisher
The Merlin Press, London, UK
Citation
Socialist Register 2010. Morbid symptoms: health under capitalism, 2009, pp 325 pp.
Abstract

This comprehensively rewritten and updated edition investigates the politics behind a hundred years of Olympic history, from Baron de Coubertin's revival of the games to Atlanta in 1996. It begins by explaining why politics have been central to the Olympic movement, and by investigating who holds...

Author(s)
Hill, C. R.
Publisher
Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK
Citation
Olympic politics., 1996, Ed. 2, pp xv + 283 pp.