Alan Klein's American Sports: An Anthropological Approach (Sport in the PDF

By Alan Klein

This assortment illustrates the expansiveness of an interdisciplinary method of the examine of activity. whereas rooted in anthropology, those essays contemplate American activities of their social, financial, cultural and political elements, charting their evolution. The e-book attracts from background, sociology, and political technology; in addition to contemplating the connection among the constructed and constructing international; and tradition and masculinity.

The first a part of the publication considers the neighborhood and worldwide interaction baseball, protecting:

  • Major League Baseball’s impression 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 ebook is anxious with the cultural exam of the responsiveness of masculinity to social and cultural forces, examining:

  • the exaggerated international of bodybuilders in Southern California

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

  • the ancient exam of Jews in American sport.


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