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Sporting nationalisms : identity, ethnicity, immigration, and assimilation / edited by Mike Cronin and David Mayall.

Publication:
London ; Portland, Or. : F. Cass, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (247 p.)
Series:
Sport in the global society ; 6.
Cass series--sport in the global society, 1368-9789 ; 6
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Subjects:
Nationalism and sports.
Ethnicity.
Sports -- Sociological aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This volume examines the ways in which sport shapes the experiences of various immigrant and minority groups and in particular, looks at the relationship between sport, ethnic identity and ethnic relations.
Contents:
Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Sport and Ethnicity: some introductory remarks; Conformity, Diversity, and Difference in Antipodean Physical Culture: The Indelible Influence of Immigration, Ethnicity, and Race during the Formative Years of Organized Sport…; Croatia: Community, Conflict and Culture: The Role of Soccer Clubs in Migrant Identity; Basketball as Cultural Capital: The Original Celtics in Early Twentieth-Century New York City
Race, Nation and Authenticity of Identity: Interrogating the 'Everywhere' Man (Michael Jordan) and the 'Nowhere' Man (Ben Johnson)Global Sports and Patriot Games: Rugby Union and National Identity in a United Sporting Kingdom since 1945; Sport and the Contestation of Cultural and Ethnic Identities in Scottish Society; Racial Minorities in a Marginalized Sport: Race, Discrimination and Integration in British Rugby League Football; 'When the World Soccer Cup is Played on Roller Skates': The Atttempt to Make G
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-218) and index.
Special issue of Immigrants & minorities, Volume 173, no. 1, March 1998.
Contributor:
Cronin, Mike.
Mayall, David.
ISBN:
1-135-77709-8
1-280-10529-1
0-203-01324-7
OCLC:
475952113
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203013243 doi