Download e-book for kindle: American Sports: An Anthropological Approach (Sport in the by Alan Klein

By Alan Klein

ISBN-10: 0415448301

ISBN-13: 9780415448307

This assortment illustrates the expansiveness of an interdisciplinary method of the examine of game. whereas rooted in anthropology, those essays ponder American activities of their social, financial, cultural and political facets, charting their evolution. The ebook attracts from heritage, sociology, and political technology; in addition to contemplating the connection among the built and constructing international; and tradition and masculinity.

The first a part of the e-book considers the neighborhood and international interaction baseball, masking:

  • Major League Baseball’s effect at the Dominican Republic

  • nationalism and baseball at the Mexican/US border

  • the globalizing forces of baseball as an industry.

The moment a part of the booklet is anxious with the cultural exam of the responsiveness of masculinity to social and cultural forces, examining:

  • the exaggerated global of bodybuilders in Southern California

  • the cross-cultural comparisons of male behaviour on a bi-national baseball group in Mexico

  • the old exam of Jews in American sport.


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