Representing Sport

Representing Sport

by Rod Brookes
     
 

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Drawing on a wide range of international examples, this book shows that sport has historically played a major role in the construction of cultural and social identities and discusses the extent to which globalization has transformed this role.

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Drawing on a wide range of international examples, this book shows that sport has historically played a major role in the construction of cultural and social identities and discusses the extent to which globalization has transformed this role.

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"We have been waiting for a compelling intervention into media coverage of sports to use in teaching for many years. In a generous-spirited but critical, truly trans-Atlantic study, Rod Brookes has delivered."—Toby Miller, Professor of Cultural Studies and Cultural Policy, New York University

Toby Miller

We have been waiting for a compelling intervention into media coverage of sports to use in teaching for many years. In a generous-spirited but critical, truly trans-Atlantic study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340740521
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
03/30/2002
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.39(d)

Meet the Author

Rod Brookes is at University of Wales, Cardiff.

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