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Play & culture studies. Vol.1, Diversions and divergences in fields of play

Play & culture studies. Vol.1, Diversions and divergences in fields of play

Chick, Garry Edward; Aycock, D. Alan; Duncan, Margaret Carlisle, 1951-

Diversions and Divergences in Fields of Play reflects the critical efforts of its editors. They have organized recent, quality play scholarship into six thematic sections, including Theorizing Play, Traditional Play, Children's Play, Playful Primates, Resistant Play, and Intertextual Play

Book. English.
Published London: JAI Press, c1998 Published Greenwich, Conn.: Ablex, c1998
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Statement of responsibility: volume editors: Margaret Carlisle Duncan, Garry Chick, Alan Aycock
ISBN: 1567503705, 1567503713, 9781567503708, 9781567503715
Note: Includes bibliographies and index.
Physical Description: xii, 299p : ill., 1 form ; 24 cm.
Subject: Play Social aspects.; Play assessment (Child psychology); Leisure Social aspects.
Added Entry: Play and culture studies.; Diversions and divergences in fields of play

Contents

  1. Series Introduction
  2. PART I. THEORIZING PLAY
  3. Introduction, Margaret Carlisle Duncan
  4. Do Machinists Play with Machines?
  5. Work and Outdoor Recreation Among Employees in the Western Pennsylvania Machine-Tool Industry, Garry Chick and Robert D. Hood
  6. Play in Culture and the Jargon of Primordiality: A Critique of Homo Ludens, Mechthild Nagel Playing Against the Self: Representation and Evolution, David Myers
  7. PART II. TRADITIONAL PLAY. Introduction, Alan Aycock. The Cultural Dilemma of Traditional Games, Roland Renson
  8. A Sociocultural Comparison of Nigerian and American Children's Games, Evangeline E. Nwokah and Clara Ikekeonwu
  9. Young Children's Play in Socio-Cultural Context: South Korea and the United States, Jonathan Tudge, Soeun Lee, and Sarah Putnam
  10. PART III. CHILDREN'S PLAY
  11. Introduction, Garry Chick
  12. The Adaptive Powers of Being Playful, Lynn A. Barnett
  13. Measuring Playfulness: Development of the Child Behaviors Inventory of Playfulness, Cosby S. Rogers, James C. Impara, Robert B. Frary, Teresa Harris, Amy Meeks, Susan Semanic-Lauth, and Mary Ruth Reynolds
  14. Construct Validity of the Children's Playfullness Scale, Anita C. Bundy and Jeanne L. Clifton
  15. The Impact of Positioning Equipment on Play Skills of Physically Impaired Children, Jane O'Brien, Tonya Boatwright, Jennifer Chaplin, Charlene Geckler, Doug Gosnell, Jenni Holcombe, and Kelsey Parrish
  16. PART IV. PLAYFUL PRIMATES
  17. Introduction, Garry Chick
  18. Reactivity and Play and Exploration Behaviors of Young Rhesus Monkeys, Rosemary Bolig, Cristofer S. Price, Peggy L. O'Neill-Wagner, and Stephen J. Suomi
  19. Social Play and Estrous Cycle: The Relationship Between Social Play and Estrous Cycle in a Captive Adolescent Female Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), Lisa Drummer New, Daniel S. Cunningham, and Karen Sughrue
  20. PART V. RESISTANT PLAY
  21. Introduction, Margaret Carlisle Duncan
  22. The 49th Paradox: The 1988 Calgary Winter Olympic Games and Canadian Identity as Contested Terrain, Steven J. Jackson
  23. Symbolic Inversion in the Subculture of Skateboarding, Becky Beal
  24. The Pleasures of Resistance: The Subversion of the Martial Arts, Margeret Carlisle Duncan
  25. PART VI. INTERTEXTUAL PLAY
  26. Introduction, Alan Aycock
  27. What's the Matter with Falstaff?: The Structure of Play in the First Part of King Henry IV, Kate Levin
  28. Owning Up: Bourdieu and Commodified Play in the USCF Chess Catalogue, Alan Aycock
  29. (Un)toward Joy: Movement, Sport, and (the meaning of) Life, Synthia Slowikowski and Nate Kohn Author Index
  30. Subject Index

Author note

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Description

Diversions and Divergences in Fields of Play reflects the critical efforts of its editors. They have organized recent, quality play scholarship into six thematic sections, including Theorizing Play, Traditional Play, Children's Play, Playful Primates, Resistant Play, and Intertextual Play.