It’s how you play the game

It’s how you play the game. Edited by Susan Dun, Mo'tasem Kalaji and Marion Stell Oxford, United Kingdom: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2013.

Title It’s how you play the game
Place of Publication Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher Inter-Disciplinary Press
Publication year 2013
Sub-type Edited book
ISBN 9781848881808
Language eng
Editor Susan Dun
Mo'tasem Kalaji
Marion Stell
Total number of pages 170
Collection year 2014
Year available 2013
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Sports events, participation, and sports programming in the media have come to play an outsize role in contemporary society. Global events like the Olympics or the FIFA World Cup draw billions of viewers but at the same time sports retain a distinctly local flavor. It’s How You Play the Game: International Perspectives on the Study of Sport covers an extraordinary amount of ground from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. From Egypt and Qatar to the Dominican Republic, Australia, and the US, the authors of this fascinating collection use insights drawn from anthropology, communication, political economy and sociology to shed light on the phenomena of sports in the context of politics, identity (personal and collective), business and education, drawing out both the global and local implications of the increasing presence of sports in our lives.
Keyword Sport management
Physical education
Q-Index Code AX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
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Collection: School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
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