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Noora J. Ronkainen, Amanda Shuman and Lin Xu

neoliberal discourses and middle-class values are normalized (see Hanold, 2010 ). This suggests that urban middle-class female runners in Shanghai largely make meaning of their running experiences through shared global narratives, rather than any particularly “Chinese” cultural discourse on health or

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Pirkko Markula

, performed, and (re)choreographed” in SYTYCD Canada. Her study demonstrated that whiteness and heterosexual masculinity remained “often unacknowledged and unproblematized” and thus, the show maintained and normalized these stereotypes through the cultural practices and discourses of dance. Considering these

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jay johnson and Adam Ehsan Ali

policies and actions to ostensibly become more “green” in their operations. These policies become normalized as “the” way of approaching environmentally friendly practices. Second, EM is also indicative of what Millington and Wilson ( 2013 ) refer to as an effective “post-political” arrangement. This is a

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Karen McCormack

. References Albert , E. ( 1999 ). Dealing with danger: The normalization of risk in cycling . International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 34 ( 2 ), 157 – 171 . doi:10.1177/101269099034002005 10.1177/101269099034002005 Atencio , M. , Beal , B. , & Wilson , C. ( 2009 ). The distinction of

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Steve Booth Marston

notions of the black populace (as nonproductive, pathologically degenerate, and/or disposable) are constructed and effectively normalized. These athletes’ carefully choreographed racial atypicality thus essentializes urban black populations and cultures, casting them as effects of a pathological indolence

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Colin J. Lewis, Simon J. Roberts, Hazel Andrews and Rebecca Sawiuk

situation or laughing off the jokes rather than confronting or reporting the behavior, Stacey exhibits a common reaction to such a situation. As the scene in the bar escalates, Stacey is heard “asking . . . wanting . . . [and] begging for him to stop.” The story demonstrates how Tony appears to normalize

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Rachel Allison

. 3) that may normalize women’s athleticism, with whiteness, class privilege, and heterosexuality neutralizing the gender transgression of women’s competitive sports participation ( Banet-Weiser, 1999 ; McDonald, 2000 ; Musto & McGann, 2016 ). However, beyond studies of marketing and media imagery

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Sarah Oxford and Fiona McLachlan

infrastructure: more than 58% of the population lives in insecure housing, and schools are economically disadvantaged and overcrowded (report withheld). Furthermore, violence is normalized as paramilitary groups, guerrillas, and gangs organize the neighborhood into contested territories, aggressively recruit

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Mark Norman, Katelyn Esmonde and Courtney Szto

). Glenn ( 2007 ) contended that the authority with which Burawoy could advocate for public sociology was possible because his intersecting forms of privilege (as a white male who is a full professor at a prestigious American university) are normalized within the discipline of sociology, and that ongoing

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Nancy Quinn, Laura Misener and P. David Howe

was expressed by some parasport athletes during interviews in some spaces—at the poolside, in the cafeteria, walking the streets of The Village . Staring at the impaired body in these spaces was normalized by some athletes. Others spoke of greater bodily ease and comradery with competitors in