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Moving the Goalposts : A History of Sport and Society in Britain since 1945 - Martin Polley

Moving the Goalposts

A History of Sport and Society in Britain since 1945

Hardcover Published: 1st August 1998
ISBN: 9780415142168
Number Of Pages: 248

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"Moving the Goalposts" is a comprehensive survey of sports in Britain since 1945 and examines its place in British culture. The author discusses issues of politics, national identity, gender, class and race, and explores representations of sport in the media.

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Abbreviationsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Sport, Politics, and the Statep. 12
Sport, the Nation, and the Worldp. 35
Sport, Commerce, and Sponsorshipp. 63
Sport and Genderp. 85
Sport, Social Class, and Professional Statusp. 111
Sport and Ethnicityp. 135
Conclusionp. 160
Notesp. 172
Bibliographyp. 204
Indexp. 223
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ISBN: 9780415142168
ISBN-10: 0415142164
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 1st August 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 14.61  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1