Lookup NU author(s): Professor Anoop Nayak
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In this historical ethnography I investigate how a group of young white men are negotiating the transition to a postindustrial society. Their insular, subcultural practices are seen as complex, materially orchestrated responses to the 'new times' of the changing local-global economy. In the context of deindustrialisation I consider how a white, industrial masculinity could be recuperated in the field of consumption, notably through embodied rituals of football support, drinking, and going out. I conclude by arguing that geographers need to be more attentive to local nuances and regional identities in their theoretical analysis of economic restructuring and globalisation.
Author(s): Nayak A
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
Print publication date: 01/02/2003
ISSN (print): 0263-7758
ISSN (electronic): 1472-3433
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