BeschreibungBrings an anthropological approach to the deep significance of sport and games in everyday life. This work examines individual and team sports and sporting practices, from football to gymnastics, to indigenous games such as Amerindian archery and kabaddi. It is for students and scholars in anthropology, cultural studies, and other related fields.
PortraitNoel Dyck is Professor of Social Anthropology at Simon Fraser University
Pressestimmen'A well-organised and readable book that will undoubtedly find a readership among students and teachers in departments of anthropology, sociology and sports studies.'Sociology'This is an admirable collection. Its theoretical treatises and wide range of applications make it a useful volume. It is something that anyone with an interest in sport should find worth the investment.'Culture, Sport and Society'Provides new insights into the growing field of anthropology and sport, and the variation in the ethnographies presented is in itself an excellent reason for recommending its reading.'Ethnos
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BERG PUBL INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2000
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten