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Signposting risk: Parkour parks and the materialities of regulation

  title={Signposting risk: Parkour parks and the materialities of regulation},
  author={P. Gilchrist and G. Osborn},
This chapter draws upon a longitudinal study of the evolution of parkour spaces in the UK in order to illustrate how parkour is being co-constructed with, and by, the law. We subject to close examination the information sign at the parkour park as a material and symbolic artefact that can both illuminate the values and philosophies of the sport, as well as being a socio-legal artefact that may document processes of juridification: the enfolding of sport into legal and regulatory frameworks and… Expand
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