Authors

Joseph C. Recupero III '17, Gettysburg College

Document Type

Student Research Paper

Date of Creation

Spring 2017

Department

Anthropology

Abstract

Examining the relationship between masculinity, sexuality, and the sport of surfing in the context of Costa Rica. Questions the nature of emergent counter identities in the hyper-masculine realm of the surfing subculture and the ways in which the emergence of counter identities changes the nature of the subculture. Focuses on the anthropology of sport, the anthropology of sexuality, and theories of territoriality.

Comments

Written as a Senior Honors Capstone in Anthropology.