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Sarah L. Bell and Simon Cook

outlined further in the next section, and we then trace it through two provocations: exercise and differential mobilities. We see these as important directions to advance thinking about healthy mobilities and to further develop work at the intersections of

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Hygienic Promenades

The Montagnes Russes as Medical and Urban Artifacts

Sun-Young Park

Postrevolutionary Paris witnessed a brief flowering of commercial gardens, precursors to the modern-day amusement park, which cultivated nature, exercise, and health in an urbanizing context. Bridging the eighteenth-century jardin-spectacle and the Second Empire network of public parks, pleasure grounds such as the Grand Tivoli and the Beaujon garden offered a range of activities including gymnastic games, bicycling, and, most strikingly of all, exhilarating rides on early roller coasters known as montagnes russes. Situated on the periphery of a rapidly densifying city and abstracting natural forms for urban consumption, these rides integrated discourses of hygiene and recreation. Analyzing these short-lived curiosities from the vantage points of medical, cultural, and urban history, this article argues that the montagnes russes helped disseminate modern conceptions of health and gender in popular culture.

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Albert Camus

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“Look at Me! I Can Change Your Tire”

Queer Female Masculinity in the Gym

Kristine Newhall

( Crossley 2006 ; Maguire 2007 ; Sassatelli 2010 ), sport and exercise studies ( Andreasson and Johansson 2014 ; Markula and Pringle 2006 ), and history ( Park 2004 ; Vertinsky 2004 ) have brought greater attention to how class and gender norms manifest

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Christine Adams

's intimacy with the king as a conduit to his consideration. As long as her political influence remained veiled, cloaked by her role as fashion and cultural icon and arbiter at court and enhanced by her erotic role as the king's lover, she could exercise it

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Icelandic Resource Landscapes and the State

Experiments in Energy, Capital, and Aluminium

James Maguire

volcanic landscapes (the production of thermal water for local use) to another (the production of electricity for aluminium smelting). This shift is not a mere technocratic state exercise of extracting more resources from the landscape, but indexes how the

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Corinna Mullin and Ian Patel

agency is not simply that which is exercised in the “consolid[ation] and/or subver[sion]” of norms, but also entails the “perform[ance], inhabit[ation], and experienc[e] [of norms] in a variety of ways.” Citing Pierre Bourdieu, Mahmood (2004: 18

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Luke B. Wood

pertaining to the extraction of resources. 21 Scholars working on theories of hegemony note that power capabilities alone are not sufficient, however, for the exercise of hegemonic power and hegemony is rarely created by sheer force or coercion alone. 22

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“I Will Make You Understand”

Using Pictures to Explore Young Boys’ Sport Experiences

Deborah Agnew, Jennifer Fane, Murray Drummond, and Philippa Henderson

meanings attached to people’s experiences. Therefore, this research used a drawing exercise for boy participants during semi-structured interviews with parents and boys to gain an understanding of the sport and physical experiences of five-year-old boys in

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Protesting in Pandemic Times

COVID-19, Public Health, and Black Lives Matter

Binoy Kampmark

–1923) and Mitchell Prudden, the former being general medical officer in the City of New York's Department of Health, were particularly strident in advocating firm health measures, even against the exercise of liberties. In the view of Biggs, everything that