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Playing fields : power, practice, and passion in sport

Author: Mariann Vaczi
Publisher: Reno, NV : Center for Basque Studies, University of Nevada, Reno, [2013]
Series: Center for Basque Studies conference papers series, no. 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Collection of articles treating the subject of play, game, and sports from a variety of academic methodological perspectives"--
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mariann Vaczi
ISBN: 9781935709497 1935709496
OCLC Number: 869548865
Description: 388 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
"The plaza is always judge": power, practice, and passion in sport / Mariann Vaczi --
Power. Gender relations and sport: local, national, transnational / Michael A. Messner ; Fairness as a floating signifier: seeking gender justice in elite sport / Patricai Vertinsky, Cassandra Wells, and Stephanie Van Veen ; Bodies out of place: gender, space, and community in the Basque sport of pelota / Olatz González-Abrisketa ; What's up? What's going down? Goitiberak in the Basqueland / Jeremy MacClancy ; Globalization and sport: a sociological analysis of critical themes and issues / Richard Giulianotti - Practice. Motor praxeology: a new scientific paradigm / Pierre Parlebas ; Action, technique, and communication / Bertrand During ; The taste for risk in sportspeople: how do they play a "Chickie-Run" game? / Luc Collard ; Basque games and emotions: a question of time / Joseba Etxebeste Otegi ; Cooperative games, emotions, and gender / Pere Lavega --
Passion. Bridging practice and desire: football rivalry in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina / Gary Armstrong and Emily Vest ; Together and apart at the Basque Soccer Derby: a prisoner's dilemma / Mariann Vaczi ; Protection, discipline, and honor: a boxing club in an American ghetto / Loïc J. D. Wacquant ; A "Fistic Festival" in Reno: promoting Nevada's new economy / Richard O. Davies ; Playing Basque in the Far West: Udaleku / Clara Urdangarin Liebaert ; Officiating and the game: professional baseball and perfection / T. David Brent ; A life in sport: memory, narrative, and politics / Jennifer A. Hargreaves --
List of contributors --
Index.
Series Title: Center for Basque Studies conference papers series, no. 8.
Responsibility: edited by Mariann Vaczi.

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