Sports Culture: An A-Z Guide

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Routledge, 2000 - Sports - 482 pages
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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, artifacts, events and organizations in their historical, social and cultural contexts.

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Ellis Cashmore is Professor of Culture, Media and Sport at Staffordshire University

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