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Indigenous Sport and Nation-Building : Interrogating Sámi Sport and Beyond

Indigenous Sport and Nation-Building : Interrogating Sámi Sport and Beyond

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Abstract: This book investigates the social, political, and cultural dimensions of Indigenous sport and nation-building. Focusing on the Indigenous Sámi of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia, it addresses how colonization variously impacts organizational arrang...

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Leistungsklassen und Geschlechtertests : Die heteronormative Logik des Sports

Leistungsklassen und Geschlechtertests : Die heteronormative Logik des Sports

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Abstract: Der Sport ist bis heute eine Sphäre männlicher Dominanz und heteronormativer Geschlechtervorstellungen. Das zeigt die anhaltende Debatte über Geschlechtertests im Leistungssport ebenso wie die deutliche Unterrepräsentanz von Sportlerinnen in den Medien...

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Sport in the Black Atlantic : Cricket, Canada and the Caribbean Diaspora

Sport in the Black Atlantic : Cricket, Canada and the Caribbean Diaspora

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Abstract: This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC) open access license. This book outlines the ways sport helps to create transnational social fields that interconnect migrants dispersed across a region known as the Black ...

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Localizing Global Sport for Development

Localizing Global Sport for Development

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Abstract: This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC) open access license. This jointly authored book extends understanding of the use of sport to address global development agendas by offering an important departure from pre...

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The Social and Economic Importance of Sports

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Source(s): Naše Gospodarstvo, Vol 68, Iss 3, Pp 61-71 (2022)

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Abstract: Sports participation does not produce benefits solely on a personal level but also numerous benefits on different societal levels, as well as the level of economies. The paper represents a contribution to the exploration of factors of individuals influ...

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The measure of a fan: Social patterns of voracious sports following in Canada.

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Source(s): Canadian Review of Sociology. Feb2022, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p76-95. 20p.

Abstract: RÉSUMÉ: Les études sociologiques sur les manifestations et la reproduction de l'inégalité par la consommation culturelle se sont concentrées sur quelques domaines de la culture et ont surtout négligé l'intensité de la consommation. À l'aide de données ...

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Public Perceptions of the Societal Impact of Elite Sport: Scale Development and Testing.

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Source(s): Journal of Sport Management. Nov2019, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p560-571. 12p. 1 Diagram, 5 Charts.

Abstract: Many Nations are increasingly investing public money in elite sport on the belief that this will trigger a range of benefits for the population. However, there is lack of insight into how the population perceives elite sport's impact on society. This s...

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