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Sports Geography

By: J Bale
208 pages, Illus, tabs
Sports Geography
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  • Sports Geography ISBN: 9780419252306 Paperback Dec 2002 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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About this book

John Bale comprehensively explores the relationships between sport, place, location and landscape. Drawing on examples from around the world, the book addresses key topics from the geographical diffusion of modern sport to the economic impact of sport. Also included in this new edition are cutting-edge areas of geographic interest, from the 'geographical imagination', to postmodern and postcolonial enquiry. Presenting a wealth of research data, as well as the most comprehensive guide to the literature currently available, this accessible text will be indispensable reading for all students of sport, human geography and cultural studies.

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1. Introduction 2. The Geographical Bases of Sport 3. The Growth and Globalisation of Sports 4. Regional Dimensions 5. Sport and Location 6. Sport and Welfare Geography 7. Sites, Sights and Senses in Sports 8.Imaginative Geographies of Sports

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By: J Bale
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