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Class, Sports, and Social Development
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 andExpand
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 theExpand
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 economicExpand
‘Amateurism’ as a Sociological Problem: Some Reflections Inspired by Eric Dunning
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 asExpand
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. SelectiveExpand
Class, sport and social development.