Sports Culture: An A-Z Guide
Taylor & Francis, 2000 - Reference - 482 pages
We live in a culture in which sports play an important role. The growth in broadcasting, merchandising, iconography and the commercialization of sports has led to an increasing interest in the emerging field of sports culture.
This book examines individual issues, people, artefacts, events and organizations in their historical, social and cultural contexts. Coverage is wide-ranging with more than 170 entries including:
Field of Dreams
The book also includes suggestions for further reading to help with further study, and a comprehensive index.
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This encyclopedic dictionary claims to be concerned with the qualities and characteristics of sport and their effects on international society at large--with a heavy emphasis on race, gender, drugs ... Read full review