Reading Sport Critically: A Methodology for Interrogating Power

  title={Reading Sport Critically: A Methodology for Interrogating Power},
  author={Mary G. Mcdonald and Susan Birrell},
  journal={Sociology of Sport Journal},
This paper discusses a methodology for interrogating power, which we call reading sport critically. Although versions of this method are currently practiced by a number of sport scholars, the theoretical and methodological groundings for the approach are rarely explicitly articulated. In this paper, we outline this critical analytic strategy, map its theoretical locations, and explore the ontological and epistemological issues that ground it. We advocate reading sport critically as a… 
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