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Sport and Architecture

Sport and Architecture

1st Edition

Benjamin S. Flowers
August 23, 2018

Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the...

Sport and Film

Sport and Film

1st Edition

Seán Crosson
April 09, 2013

The sports film has become one of commercial cinema's most recognizable genres. From classic boxing films such as Raging Bull (1980) to soccer-themed box-office successes like Bend it Like Beckham (2002), the sports film stands at the interface of two of our most important cultural forms. This book...

Sport and Sociology

Sport and Sociology

1st Edition

Dominic Malcolm
December 07, 2011

How has our understanding of sport been shaped by sociological ideas? How can the study of sport help sociologists to understand wider society? The sociology of sport is a sub-discipline approaching maturity. This is the first book to stand back and reflect upon the subject’s growth, to trace its...

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