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Sporting Dystopias (Suny Series on Sport, Culture, and Social Relations)

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban communities,
  • Social Science,
  • City and town life,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Sports,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social aspects,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Social Science-Sociology - Urban

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRalph C. Wilcox (Editor), David L. Andrews (Editor), Robert Pitter (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7802942M
    ISBN 100791456706
    ISBN 109780791456705

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