Universal Contagion

"The age of globalization is the age of universal contagion." — Hardt and Negri, Empire, p.136.

In the case of contemporary athletics, though, this contagion is not referring to increased miscegenation with some "tainted" post-colonial Other, but rather an even more fundamental post-racial binary, which features Pure bodies being contaminated by Polluted bodies.


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