The Role of Sports in the Formation of Personal Identities: Studies in Community Loyalties

John Hughson (Editor), Clive Palmer (Editor), Fiona Skillen (Editor)

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherThe Edwin Mellen Press
    Number of pages312
    ISBN (Print)9780773426665
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Keywords

    • sport
    • personal identities

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