The Men in White

  title={The Men in White},
  author={Jason Tuck},
  journal={International Review for the Sociology of Sport},
  pages={177 - 199}
  • J. Tuck
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Sociology
  • International Review for the Sociology of Sport
This article aims to explore, from a figurational perspective, the complex inter-relationship between sport, national identity politics and habitus codes. It addresses the significance of this relationship through an investigation into the role of the media in constructing and representing the nation through the sport of rugby union. More specifically, these processes are examined by analysing the national habitus codes employed by the British media in relation to the men's international team… 

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