A Companion to Sport

A Companion to Sport

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A Companion to Sport brings together writing by leading sports theorists and social and cultural thinkers, to explore sport as a central element of contemporary culture. Positions sport as a crucial subject for critical analysis, as one of the most significant forms of popular culture Includes both well-known social and cultural theorists whose work lends itself to an interrogation of sport, and leading theorists of sport itself Offers a comprehensive examination of sport as a social and cultural practice and institution Explores sport in relation to modernity, postcolonial theory, gender, violence, race, disability and politicsCHAPTER33, EARL a#39; S LOINS a€“ OR , INVENTING TIGERWOODS, by Davis W. Houck, analyzes theinfluence of Earl Woods ... multiple identities, andsocial forces have tobeunderstood concurrently in order to fully make senseofthe particularanbsp;...

Title:A Companion to Sport
Author:David L. Andrews, Ben Carrington
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2013-06-21


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