Browsing Laurendeau, Jason by Title

Sort by: Order: Results:

  • Martha, Cecile; Laurendeau, Jason (Human KineticsArts and ScienceSociology DepartmentUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010)
    This poper examined how risk sports practitioners, compared with those of the average sports participant, perceive their abilities to manage risks (AMR) and their vulnerability to a serious injury (VSI) whilst participating. ...
  • Van Brunschot, Erin Gibbs; Laurendeau, Jason; Keown, Leslie-Anne (University of AlbertaArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    Expressions of anxieties are examined in the realms of crime, health and home safety. We consider protective behaviours that individuals undertake in each of these realms as potential outlets for the expression of anxiety; ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason; Adams, Carly (Taylor and FrancisArts and ScienceSociology DepartmentUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010)
    This paper considers the recent International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to deny women the opportunity to compete in ski jumping at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Drawing on a feminist Foucauldian ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2013.03.010, 2013)
    In this autoethnography, I consider the emotionality of sustaining and exacerbating an athletic injury. I interrogate youth sport experiences in which coaches and teammates lauded my willingness to play sport with little ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason; Moroz, Sara (Sage PublicationsArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    In this article, we analyze Canadian newspaper coverage of recent events in which backcountry adventurers have found themselves in need of assistance from rescue organizations. We interrogate discourses of risk and ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason; Van Brunschot, Erin Gibbs (Taylor & FrancisArts and ScienceSociology DepartmentUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    In this article, we draw on participant observation and interview data to explore risk and social control in skydiving. We explore Lyng’s (1990) concept of edgework, and argue that too little attention has been paid to the ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason; Sharara, Nancy (SageArts and ScienceSociology DepartmentUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    This article examines two action sports—skydiving and snowboarding—as cases of women on men’s turf and explores the construction of gender in the ways women negotiate space in these male-dominated arenas. It investigates ...