Power and Ideology in American Sport: A Critical Perspective
This text looks at American sport from a different perspective - hegemony (a sociopolitical situation in which one way of life is dominant and is diffused throughout various social institutions and cultural practices).
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Social Images and Sport
Class Gender and Racial Stratification
Commercialization of Sport
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