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sensitive

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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farm system

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

A system of recruitment and nurturing of young sportsmen and -women in which a smaller club might be supported by a larger club to bring on the talent of the player or athlete prior to a...

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class habitus

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

A set of dispositions which generate practices and perceptions. For Pierre Bourdieu, the notion of habitus is central to the analysis of class-based cultures. He notes (1978) that sports...

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cultural turn

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Sport and Leisure.

The increased focus, from the 1990s onwards, on culture as a geographical agent and product: ‘a reorientation of human geography's interdisciplinary concerns toward the wide field of...

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