Privilege at Play: Class, Race, Gender, and Golf in Mexico - Global and Comparative Ethnography (Paperback)Hugo Ceron-Anaya (author)
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Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 338 g
Dimensions: 234 x 157 x 15 mm
Opening the gates to the hidden world of golf clubs in Mexico, Hugo Ceron-Anaya expands our understanding of elites and inequality by shedding light on the hidden interrelationship of race, class, and gender in privileged spaces." -Shamus Khan, Chair and Professor of Sociology, Columbia University
This fascinating, insightful, and compelling book on the Mexican ruling class at play starts with the invisibility of elite golf clubs to the ordinary people who walk by them every day and then proceeds through revealing interviews and astute observations to show the importance of social clubs in creating the shared world view and social cohesion that helps the wealthy golfers to cement their grip on power." -G. William Domhoff, author of The Corporate Rich and the Power Elite in the Twentieth Century: How They Won, Why Labor and Liberals Lost
Hugo Ceron-Anaya makes an important contribution to studies of upper class sociability and leisure, using his well-informed ethnography to illuminate the reproduction of class, gender, and racial inequalities in the golf clubs of Mexico City. Inspired by Bourdieu and using a rich ethnography, he shows that the golf clubs * built by globalising Mexican economic capital *
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