Layers of the landscape: representations and perceptions of an ordinary (shared) sports landscape in a Haitian and Dominican community

Nicholas Wise

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    Abstract

    Over the last decade, much research has assessed sport in relation to geographical perspectives of place, landscape, and identity. Using multiple qualitative methods, including mental maps, interviews and conversations, and participant observation, this inductive study attempts to better understand local perceptions of an everyday landscape. This work was conducted in Villa Ascension, a rural community in the Dominican Republic consisting of Haitian and Dominican residents.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)212-222
    Number of pages11
    JournalGeographical Research
    Volume52
    Issue number2
    Early online date14 Jan 2014
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - May 2014

    Keywords

    • Dominican Republic
    • Haiti
    • community
    • sports landscape

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