Sporting Nationalisms: Identity, Ethnicity, Immigration and Assimilation

Sporting Nationalisms: Identity, Ethnicity, Immigration and Assimilation

by Mike Cronin
     
 

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 include the consolidation

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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 include the consolidation of ethnic identity in host societies through participation immigrant sports and exclusive sporting organizations, assimilation into host'societies through participation in indigenous, national sports, and the construction by outsiders of separate ethnic identities according to sporting criteria.

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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. Focus is on British, American, and Australian sporting traditions. Themes covered include assimilation through participation in national sports, and the construction by outsiders of separate ethnic identities according to sporting criteria. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714644493
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Series:
Sport in the Global Society Series
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

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