Cricket and the Law

Cricket and the Law

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Cricket and the Law charts the inter-relationship between cricket - the law of the game, and legal theory - the law of our lives. Fraser draws connections and commonalities between these two seemingly disparate, complex sets of conventions. This study will be enjoyed by lawyers and students of law, sport, sociology and cultural studies, as well as cricket lovers everywhere.The chief ideological artifact of the mythological and historical representation of a#39; truea#39; cricket is the image of the game as one for a#39;gentlemena#39;. ... Of course, there is a#39; trutha#39; to this assertion as can be seen in the origins of the game and its players, where a#39;professionala#39; cricketers were in fact ... the following picture of a group which did not differ much from the popular understanding of the make-up of the Britishanbsp;...

Title:Cricket and the Law
Author:David Fraser
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2005


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