By David L. Andrews,Ben Carrington

ISBN-10: 1405191600

ISBN-13: 9781405191609

A spouse to Sport brings jointly writing through prime activities theorists and social and cultural thinkers, to discover activity as a imperative component to modern culture.

  • Positions game as a very important topic for serious research, as essentially the most major kinds of well known culture
  • Includes either famous social and cultural theorists whose paintings lends itself to an interrogation of recreation, and major theorists of game itself
  • Offers a complete exam of game as a social and cultural perform and institution
  • Explores game in terms of modernity, postcolonial thought, gender, violence, race, incapacity and politics

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