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Power Play

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Softback. 2000. Edinburgh University Press. Very slight creasing to front cover. It does have some coloured marking to the text but not excessive also some corner page folds. The fully revised and updated version of this classic text examines the link between three key obsessions of the 21st century: the media, sport and popular culture.Gathering new material from around the 2007 Rugby World Cup, the Beijing Olympics and the rise of new sports stars such as boxing's Amir Khan and cycling's Victoria Pendleton, the authors explore a wide range of sports, as well as issues including nationalism, gender, race, political economy and the changing patterns of media sport consumption.For those interested in media and sport the second edition combines new and original material with an overview of the developing field of media sport, and examines the way in which the media has increasingly come to dominate how sport is played, organized and thought about in society. It traces the historical evolution of the relationship between sport and the media and examines the complex business relationships that have grown up around television, sponsors and sport.

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Author(s):
Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0748635939
ISBN-13:
9780748635931
Number of pages:
254
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Title:
Power Play

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Softback. 2000. Edinburgh University Press. Very slight creasing to front cover. It does have some coloured marking to the text but not excessive also some corner page folds. The fully revised and updated version of this classic text examines the link between three key obsessions of the 21st century: the media, sport and popular culture.Gathering new material from around the 2007 Rugby World Cup, the Beijing Olympics and the rise of new sports stars such as boxing's Amir Khan and cycling's Victoria Pendleton, the authors explore a wide range of sports, as well as issues including nationalism, gender, race, political economy and the changing patterns of media sport consumption.For those interested in media and sport the second edition combines new and original material with an overview of the developing field of media sport, and examines the way in which the media has increasingly come to dominate how sport is played, organized and thought about in society. It traces the historical evolution of the relationship between sport and the media and examines the complex business relationships that have grown up around television, sponsors and sport.

Author(s):
Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0748635939
ISBN-13:
9780748635931
Number of pages:
254
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Title:
Power Play

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