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Privilege at Play: Class, Race, Gender, and Golf in Mexico

Privilege at Play: Class, Race, Gender, and Golf in Mexico 904058 SREXXX10.1177/2332649220904058Sociology of Race and EthnicityBook Review book-review2020 Book Review Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 2022, Vol. 8(4) 1 –2 © American Sociological Association 2020 Privilege at Play: Class, Race, sre.sagepub.com Gender, and Golf in Mexico Hugo Cerón-Anaya Privilege at Play: Class, Race, Gender, and Golf in Mexico. New York: Oxford University Press. 2019. $27.95. 232 pp. Reviewed by: Alexander Caring-Lobel, The Graduate Center, CUNY DOI: 10.1177/2332649220904058 Hugo Cerón-Anaya’s analysis of elites aims to ren- essence, according to one journalist, is “seeing and der the gilded world of golf in Mexico visible to being seen” (p. 62). outsiders. Shielded from prying eyes by high, non- The early chapters (one to three) present a brief descript walls, Mexico City’s golf courses hide in history of golf in Mexico and the tensions resulting plain sight, creating a social distance that facilitates from uneven distributions of multiple forms of the reproduction of privilege behind closed doors. capital between golfers, such as between old money Cerón-Anaya is particularly interested in exposing and the nouveau riche. Scholars of race will take the common attitudes and mundane practices that particular interest in the chapters that follow, espe- perpetuate class-based domination, racialized cially chapters four (“An http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sociology of Race and Ethnicity SAGE

Privilege at Play: Class, Race, Gender, and Golf in Mexico

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity , Volume 8 (4): 3 – Oct 1, 2022

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904058 SREXXX10.1177/2332649220904058Sociology of Race and EthnicityBook Review book-review2020 Book Review Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 2022, Vol. 8(4) 1 –2 © American Sociological Association 2020 Privilege at Play: Class, Race, sre.sagepub.com Gender, and Golf in Mexico Hugo Cerón-Anaya Privilege at Play: Class, Race, Gender, and Golf in Mexico. New York: Oxford University Press. 2019. $27.95. 232 pp. Reviewed by: Alexander Caring-Lobel, The Graduate Center, CUNY DOI: 10.1177/2332649220904058 Hugo Cerón-Anaya’s analysis of elites aims to ren- essence, according to one journalist, is “seeing and der the gilded world of golf in Mexico visible to being seen” (p. 62). outsiders. Shielded from prying eyes by high, non- The early chapters (one to three) present a brief descript walls, Mexico City’s golf courses hide in history of golf in Mexico and the tensions resulting plain sight, creating a social distance that facilitates from uneven distributions of multiple forms of the reproduction of privilege behind closed doors. capital between golfers, such as between old money Cerón-Anaya is particularly interested in exposing and the nouveau riche. Scholars of race will take the common attitudes and mundane practices that particular interest in the chapters that follow, espe- perpetuate class-based domination, racialized cially chapters four (“An

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