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Sport, Identity and Ethnicity

Author: Jeremy MacClancy

Publisher: Berg Pub Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015037413088

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 203

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A collection of nine essays weighing the impact sports has on a society's expression and identity. The contributing social anthropologists apply critical cultural theories to topics in ethnicity, representation in Turkish wrestling, regional identity in Northern Pakistan as evidenced by the game of polo, female bullfighting, cricket as a form of social empowerment, soccer as a play of social protest and change in colonial Zimbabwe, and Spanish nationalism on the soccer fields. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Sport, Identity and Ethnicity
Language: en
Pages: 203
Authors: Jeremy MacClancy
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-03 - Publisher: Berg Pub Limited

A collection of nine essays weighing the impact sports has on a society's expression and identity. The contributing social anthropologists apply critical cultural theories to topics in ethnicity, representation in Turkish wrestling, regional identity in Northern Pakistan as evidenced by the game of polo, female bullfighting, cricket as a form
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Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Mike Cronin, David Mayall
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-07-08 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume examines the ways in which sport shapes the experiences of various immigrant and minority groups and, in particular, looks at the relationship between sport, ethnic identity and ethnic relations. The articles in this volume are concerned primarily with British, American and Australian sporting traditions and the themes covered
Sport
Language: en
Pages: 117
Authors: Daryl Adair
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

Sport has long been a paradoxical environment with respect to issues of 'race', ethnicity, and identity. For much of the twentieth century, sports around the world were enclaves of difference. Whites and non-whites, for example, were separated on the sports field as they were in many ways off the field.
Sport
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Richard Giulianotti
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Polity

Presenting a critical sociological interpretation of modern sport, this work gives a cogent examination of a range of widely taught sociological theories and issues, including functionalism, Weberian sociology, Marxism, postmodernism and globalization.
Sports in Society
Language: en
Pages: 468
Authors: Jay Coakley, Chris Hallinan, Brent McDonald
Categories: Sports
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

Sports in society: sociological issues and controversies 2e is an Australian and New Zealand adaptation of the globally successful book by Jay Coakley. It retains all the strengths of the original work, while focusing on Australian and New Zealand experiences. Organised around important issues and controversies in sport, like gender