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Jules Rimet

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

(1873–1956)

The creator of the football World Cup, Frenchman Jules Rimet was president of world football's governing body the Fédération Internationale de Football Association...

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Olympic ceremony

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

High-profile public occasions provide opportunities to celebrate particular values and achievements, as coronations have shown in relation to monarchies, and parliamentary rituals have...

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fandom

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Sport and Leisure.

1. An interpretive community consisting of dedicated followers of any cultural phenomenon, such as a television series or serial or a particular film genre or film star.

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Johan Huizinga

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — Literature.

(1872–1945)

A Dutch historian and pioneer of modern forms of cultural history. Huizinga's Homo Ludens—A Study of the Play Element in Culture (1938, English translation 1949) is a...

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country sports

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — History.

1. In a generic sense, an overarching term for sports that are on a local, non-urban scale in a rural and traditional setting. The country fair of the late 18th and early 19th...

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rugby league

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Sport and Leisure.

A thirteen-a-side game played with an oval ball, in which players run with the ball, pass it from hand to hand, and kick it towards an opponent's goalposts in order to score points by way...

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sport for all

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Slogan used in Britain that encourages physical performance opportunities for all members of the community, where emphasis is on participation more than performance standards.

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Invisibility and Hypervisibility

Hugo Cerón-Anaya.

in Privilege at Play

June 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Sport and Leisure. 8879 words.

Chapter 2 analyzes the class composition of golf clubs, demonstrating that class dynamics cannot be solely reduced to economic relations. The first part shows how players commonly framed...

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Epilogue—Privilege

Hugo Cerón-Anaya.

in Privilege at Play

June 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Sport and Leisure. 2575 words.

The Epilogue demonstrates that the interwoven relation between class, race, gender, and privilege greatly interests ordinary people. Using the 2018 presidential election in Mexico, this...

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