1st Edition

Sport, Media, Culture
Global and Local Dimensions

ISBN 9780714682617
Published July 28, 2002 by Routledge
272 Pages

USD $72.95

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Book Description

An examination of the central features of the sport-media phenomenon, focusing on Europe and the USA. The book analyses such issues as new media technology; gender, ethnicity and local dimensions of collective identity; women in American basketball advertising; and cult football radio in Scotland.


'there is much in this collection of essays that will appeal to those whose interest in sport goes beyond the tabloid fix of football transfers and racing tips' - The Times