Critical Geographies of Sport: Space, Power and Sport in by Natalie Koch

By Natalie Koch

Sport is a geographic phenomenon. The actual and organizational infrastructure of activity occupies a well known position in our society. this significant e-book takes an explicitly spatial method of activity, bringing jointly study in geography, game experiences and similar disciplines to articulate a severe method of ‘sports geography’. Critical Geographies of activity illustrates this process by means of attractive at once with a number of theoretical traditions in addition to the most recent study methods.

Each bankruptcy showcases the benefits of a geographic method of the learn of activity – starting from soccer to operating, horseracing wrestling. together with situations from Asia, Africa, the center East, Europe and the Americas, the booklet highlights the ways in which house and gear are produced via activity and its concomitant infrastructures, corporations and networks. maintaining those strength relatives on the heart of its research, it considers game as a distinct lens onto our knowing of space.

Truly worldwide in its viewpoint, it really is attention-grabbing interpreting for any pupil or student with an curiosity in game and politics, recreation and society, or human geography.

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