The pugilistic point of view: How boxers think and feel about their trade

@article{Wacquant1995ThePP,
  title={The pugilistic point of view: How boxers think and feel about their trade},
  author={Lo{\"i}c J. D. Wacquant},
  journal={Theory and Society},
  year={1995},
  volume={24},
  pages={489-535}
}
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