Flashcards in Sport and Development Deck (13)
Explain the changes in many Canadian urban centres over the past few decades that have resulted in a distinct radicalized underclass who experience poverty on a daily basis.
Explain how power creates opportunities for resistance and give an example.
What has been the effect of Roger's Place on downtown residents and why?
How is the Ice District another example of neoliberlism's production of wealth inequalities?
Of those in poverty in 2014, ____% were Indigenous.
- no provincial sale tax
- lower provincial tax rate
- low royalties on oil sands and development
- one of the lowest minimum wages in the country
- deregulated utilities
How are sport arenas the solution?
- spending cuts at all levels of government
- devotion of responsibilities to lower levels of government (more limited in ability to raise income)
- to compensate, cities brand themselves to attract private investment
- to offer premium accommodations, world class tourism attractions, retail opportunities, and sport franchises
Resistance to downtown arenas:
- implicated in the discourse of neoliberalism and capitalism: biopower
- biopower creates opportunities for resistance
- resistance is a product of power
_____ contradiction creates conditions for resistance to neoliberal manifestations of biopwer.
____ ____, ____ ____, lack of ____ and ____ all create conditions that creative people can manipulate.
- wage suppression
- job insecurity
Facing a future of ____ and ____ labour, many of these men had even less incentive to work for ____ and regularly turned to grey and black markets to obtain money and a wide range of ____ and services.
Explain the changes in many Canadian urban centres over the past few decades that have resulted in district racialized underclass who experience poverty on a daily basis.