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Author McLaughlin, Thomas, 1948-

Title Give and go : basketball as a cultural practice / Thomas Mc Laughlin.

Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.323 M222g 2008    ---  Available
Description viii, 250 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-244) and index.
Contents Introduction : basketball as a cultural practice -- The ethics of basketball -- "Man to man" : basketball, movement, and the practice of masculinity -- Basketball, decision making, and postindustrial culture -- Basketball as community of practice -- Basketball and racial identity -- Televising basketball : spectacle and representation, display and control -- Representing the culture : movies about basketball.
Subject Basketball -- Social aspects.
ISBN 0791473945 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780791473931 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0791473937 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780791473948 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000042215342
NZ1 11454880

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