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Class, Sports, and Social Development
- R. Gruneau
- 1 July 1983
When "Class, Sports, and Social Development" was published in 1983 it stood the world of sport sociology on its collective head. The original edition brought social theory to sport studies and… Expand
Hockey night in Canada : sport, identities, and cultural politics
This book examines ice hockey's relationship to various identities, its position in Canadian cultural politics and how these relationships are defined by social changes. It begins by exploring the… Expand
Modernization or hegemony: two views on sport and social development.
Mega-Events and Globalization: Capital and Spectacle in a Changing World Order
Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities and nations in the East and Global South. Such events have been viewed as economic… Expand
‘Amateurism’ as a Sociological Problem: Some Reflections Inspired by Eric Dunning
- R. Gruneau
- 20 August 2006
This essay revisits ‘amateurism’ as a sociological problem. The essay starts with a general overview of the social and cultural conditions which led to the emergence of amateurism in western sport as… Expand
Class and Culture in Cold War America: "A Rainbow at Midnight"
Artificial ice : hockey, culture, and commerce
Foreword, Roy MacGregor Acknowledgements Introduction Part I: Hockey in Contemporary Canadian Culture 1. Whose Sweater Is This? The Changing Meanings of Hockey in Quebec Jean Harvey 2. Selective… Expand