The Critical Surf Studies Reader

Edited by Dexter Zavalza Hough-Snee & Alexander Sotelo Eastman

Andrew Warren – University of Wollongong (NSW, Australia)

Andrew Warren is Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Wollongong. “I am a human geographer with primary research interests in the sub-discipline of economic geography. In capitalist economies one important way people are empowered is through waged employment. My research is informed by the understanding that 1) resources and opportunities for meaningful work are not evenly distributed, and 2) many current economic practices are not sustainable. Combining cultural political economic theory with ethnography I am interested in examining how people can shape more fulfilling livelihoods in vibrant places. I have pursued a range of empirical case studies – […]

Kristin Lawler, The American Surfer, Routledge, 2011

Kristin Lawler – College of Mount Saint Vincent, (NY, USA)

Kristin Lawler is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in New York City. Her first book, The American Surfer: Radical Culture and Capitalism, was published by Routledge in 2011, and her latest essay, “Fix the Tired: Cultural Politics and the Struggle for Shorter Hours,” is included in the edited collection Living with Class: Philosophical Reflections on Identity and Material Culture, published by Palgrave in 2014. Her essay, “The Politics of Austerity and the Ikarian Dream” appeared in Z Magazine in the summer of 2013, and she is currently at work […]

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