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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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policy community

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

A set of interrelated actors (individuals and organizations) with a common interest in an issue or a problem that could be furthered on the basis of governmental policy. An effective policy...

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Inside the Community

Hugo Cerón-Anaya.

in Privilege at Play

June 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Sport and Leisure. 9370 words.

Chapter 3 elaborates on the analysis of class, demonstrating how a multitude of mundane and ordinary actions reproduced class inequalities. First, it reflects on the connection between...

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Professional Sports Team Community Protection Acts 1982 and 1984–1985

David George Surdam.

in The Big Leagues Go to Washington

April 2015; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 6655 words.

This chapter focuses on the Congressional hearings conducted in 1982 and 1984–1985 to address the issue of franchise relocation. It first considers the so-called community protection acts...

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Mifune, Kyuzo (1883–1965)

Stuart George.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Sports Personalities

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 60 words.

In 1923 he was appointed a teacher at the Kodokan, the headquarters of the global judo community. In 1964 he

Catching Up

Samuel O. Regalado.

in Nikkei Baseball

January 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 11048 words.

This chapter examines the scope of Nikkei baseball in the aftermath of the Second World War. Re-entry into mainstream society proved challenging for much of the Nikkei community,...

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Afterword

Daniel A. Nathan.

in Rooting for the Home Team

May 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 1678 words.

This book has explored different sports played at different levels (interscholastic and intercollegiate, professional and pickup) by different kinds of people for different reasons; these...

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The New Olympic Media

Andy Miah.

in Sport 2.0

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 6865 words.

This chapter focuses on the emergence of new journalist communities at the Olympic Games, which articulate how its media community has grown. It argues that the expansion of the Olympic...

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voluntary sector

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

A sphere of social action and human organization that is based upon neither the market (the private sector) nor the government (the state), but upon the self-organized activities and...

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Mitchell and Kenyon

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon were two English film-makers who established their film company in 1897, and whose early filming of people in everyday public life captured the range of...

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The Courier League

Samuel O. Regalado.

in Nikkei Baseball

January 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 8722 words.

This chapter discusses the proliferation of baseball in Seattle—another point of entry for the Japanese coming to the Americas in the late nineteenth century. The Seattle Japanese community...

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Barbed Wire Baseball

Samuel O. Regalado.

in Nikkei Baseball

January 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 9399 words.

This chapter describes the uncertain fate of the Nikkei baseball community at the onset of World War II. During this time the Nikkei community was the portrait of a dual existence: an...

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We Believe

Amy Bass.

in Rooting for the Home Team

May 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 7200 words.

This chapter examines the diasporic quality of Red Sox Nation and the effects of winning two World Series on its (formerly “angst-ridden”) citizenry. For Boston Red Sox fans, the definition...

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Basketball and Magic in “Middletown”

Mark Dyreson.

in Rooting for the Home Team

May 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 7590 words.

This chapter examines the passion for Indiana high school basketball that social scientists Robert and Helen Lynd tackled in their 1929 book Middletown: A Study in Contemporary American...

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Jayhawk Pride

Michael Ezra.

in Rooting for the Home Team

May 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 4793 words.

In this chapter, the author recounts his journey from antagonism for University of Kansas (KU) basketball to appreciation and pride. Thanks to superb mentoring and his own maturation, the...

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Introduction

Daniel A. Nathan.

in Rooting for the Home Team

May 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 6313 words.

This book explores the complicated, double-edged process of inclusion and exclusion, of rooting for the home team. It examines the ways different American communities (big cities, small...

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Football Town under Friday Night Lights

Michael Oriard.

in Rooting for the Home Team

May 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 4870 words.

This chapter traces the history of two competing views about the role of high school football in American communities: the “Football Town” and the “Friday Night Lights syndrome.” “Friday...

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Mega sports events as political tools: a case study of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 FIFA Football World Cup

Edited by Suzanne Dowse.

in Sport and diplomacy

September 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 8181 words.

This chapter responds to issues surrounding Mega Sports Events (MSE) using a study of the political and international relations dimensions of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 Football...

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Rooting for the Home Team

Edited by Daniel A. Nathan.

May 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 248 pages.

This book examines how various American communities create and maintain a sense of collective identity through sports. It explores the complicated, double-edged process of inclusion and...

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Girls’ Six-Player Basketball

Jaime Schultz and Shelley Lucas.

in Rooting for the Home Team

May 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 5071 words.

This chapter focuses on a defunct version of high school girls' basketball known as “six-on-six” and how it expressed community identity in Iowa. Throughout the twentieth century, more than...

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Bosman

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

The surname of a Belgian footballer, Jean-Marc Bosman, whose case concerning contractual freedoms was heard by the European Commission's Court of Justice in December 1995. Based on the...

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