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Games Across Frontiers: Mediated Sport and National Identity

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780748635924
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671083 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0008
Games Across Frontiers: Mediated Sport and National Identity

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Examines the role sport plays in representing national identity in the media. Looks at how television and the media more generally reproduce and challenge expectations around national stereotypes and sport. It examines the implications of this process for the media and sport.

Keywords: National identity; Television; Sports; Political culture

Chapter.  7937 words. 

Subjects: Media Studies

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