Sport and national identity in contemporary England


Polley, Martin (2004) Sport and national identity in contemporary England. In, Porter, Dilwyn and Smith, Adrian (eds.) Sport and National Identity in the Post-War World. London, UK, Routledge, 10-30.

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Includes studies of:

English football and British decline
Englishness and sport
Ethnicity and nationalism in Scotland
Social change and national pride in Wales
Irish international football and Irishness
Sport and identity in South Africa
Cricket and identity crisis in the Caribbean
Baseball, exceptionalism and American Sport
Popular mythology surrounding the sporting rivalry between New Zealand and Australia

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 0415283000 (hardback)
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Keywords: sport, national identity, England, englishness, multiculturalism, ethnicity, globalisation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Leadership, School Improvement and Effectiveness
ePrint ID: 16238
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2005
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:06
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/16238

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