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Social Roles of Sport in Carib

  • Livre Relié
  • 265 Nombre de pages
Texte du rabat This text examines the political, social, economic and cultural effects that sports such as baseball, soccer, baske... Lire la suite
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This text examines the political, social, economic and cultural effects that sports such as baseball, soccer, basketball and cricket have on Caribbean society. It not only discusses the cultural aspects of Caribbean sports but their economic and political impact as well.



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Neglected Fields: Sports in the Caribbean; Cricket, Colonialism, and the culture of Caribbean Politics; West Indian Cricket as Cultural Resistance; Ideologies of West Indian Cricket; Gender, Inequality, Sport and Professional Achievement in Jamaica; Headcase, Headstrong and Head-of-the-Class; Resocialisation and Labelling in Dominican Baseball; A Parkboy Remembers Colts; Products of a Subculture of Sport; Whither Jets, Hawks and Civic? Conflict, Continuity and Change in the Organization of Sport in a Trinidad Community; Open Cultural Space; Grassroots Basketball in the English-Speaking Caribbean; The Making and Remaking of White Lightning in Cuba; "And They're Off'; Sport and the Maintenance of Community in St. Croix.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Social Roles of Sport in Carib
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Code EAN: 9782884491341
ISBN: 978-2-88449-134-1
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Taylor & Francis
Genre: Politique, société et économie
nombre de pages: 265
Poids: 553g
Taille: H234mm x B156mm x T16mm
Année: 1995