Amateurs and Professionals in Post-war British Sport

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Adrian Smith, Dilwyn Porter
Psychology Press, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 197 pages
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The pressures and demands of professionalism and commercialization have transformed Britain's sports. At the end of the 20th century sports have been packaged and marketed as mass entertainment for a national or even international audience. This volume explores different facets of this phenomenon.
 

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Contents

The Decline
31
The Tournament Player and Ray Physick
60
Amateurism
81
Continuity
115
The Clubs the
146
NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
189
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Smith is Senior Lecturer in Historical Studies at the University of Southampton New College.

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