This is a collection of essays examining the role of sports in shaping personal and national identity. Studies ranging from skateboarding as resistance to conformity, cricket and the imagined community of Yorkshire, gender identity and rock climbing, and violence in soccer, among others are offered in this text.
|Publisher||The Edwin Mellen Press|
|Number of pages||312|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
- personal identities
Hughson, J., Palmer, C., & Skillen, F. (Eds.) (2012). The Role of Sports in the Formation of Personal Identities: Studies in Community Loyalties. The Edwin Mellen Press. http://www.mellenpress.com/mellenpress.cfm?bookid=8629&pc=9