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Title Anthropology, sport, and culture / edited by Robert R. Sands ; foreword by Kendall Blanchard.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.483 An86    ---  Available
Description xv, 218 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Theory and method in anthropology of sport. Anthropology and sport / Robert R. Sands -- Experiential ethnography : playing with the boys / Robert R. Sands -- Understanding cultural performance : trobriand cricket / Sally Ann Ness -- Sport, culture, race, and running. African speed, African endurance / Amby Burfoot -- Fastest white man in the world / John Hoberman -- Kenyan runners in a global system / John Bale -- Sport and culture change. Globalist of them all : the "everywhere man" Michael Jordan and the American popular culture in postcolonial New Zealand / Steven Jackson and David Andrews -- Nelson Mandela, the number 6 jersey, and the 1995 Rugby World Cup : sport as a transcendent unifying force, or a transparent illustration of bicultural opportunism / Scott Crawford -- Baseball, cricket, and social change : Jackie Robinson and Frank Worrell / Michael Malec and Hillary McD. Beckles -- Sport and cultural identity. Documenting America : ethnographies of inner-city basketball and logics of capitalism / Cheryl L. Cole and Samantha King -- Hijacking the hyphenated signifier : Donovan Bailey and the politics of racial and national identity in Canada / Steven Jackson and Kaus Meier -- Culture, sport, and ritual. Baseball magic / George Gmelch -- Into the end zone for a touchdown : a psychoanalytic consideration of American football / Alan Dundes.
Subject Sports -- Anthropological aspects.
Added Author Sands, Robert R.
ISBN 0897895991 (alk. paper)

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