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  1. Amateurism in British Sport

    It Matters Not Who Won or Lost?

    Edited by Dilwyn Porter, Stephen Wagg

    The ideal of the amateur competitor, playing the game for love and, unlike the professional, totally untainted by commerce, has become embedded in many accounts of the development of modern sport. It has proved influential not least because it has underpinned a pervasive impression of...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cricket and National Identity in the Postcolonial Age

    Following On

    Edited by Stephen Wagg

    Bringing together leading international writers on cricket and society, this important new book places cricket in the postcolonial life of the major Test-playing countries. Exploring the culture, politics, governance and economics of cricket in the twenty-first century, this book dispels the...

    Published September 15th 2008 by Routledge

  3. East Plays West

    Sport and the Cold War

    Edited by Stephen Wagg, David Andrews

    The Cold War spanned some five decades from the devastation that remained after World War Two until the fall of the Berlin wall, and for much of that time the perception was that only on the Eastern side were politics and sport inextricably linked. However, this assumption underestimates the extent...

    Published November 21st 2006 by Routledge

  4. British Football & Social Exclusion

    By Stephen Wagg

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This book takes stock of British football at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It is written by a range of concerned academics and writers, all of whom have an active relationship with the contemporary football world. The book assesses the changes that have occurred in many areas of...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Because I Tell a Joke or Two

    Comedy, Politics and Social Difference

    Edited by Stephen Wagg

    Because I Tell a Joke or Two explores the complex relationship between comedy and the social differences of class, region, age, gender, sexuality, ethnicity and nationhood. It shows how comedy has been used to sustain, challenge and to change power relationships in society. The contributors, who...

    Published February 12th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Thatcher's Children?

    Politics, Childhood And Society In The 1980s And 1990s

    By Dr Jane Pilcher, Jane Pilcher, Stephen Wagg

    That childhood is a social construction is understood both by social scientists and in society generally. The authors of this book examine the political issues surrounding childhood, including law making, social policy, government provisions and political activism.; This text examines current...

    Published July 22nd 1996 by Routledge

  7. Come on Down?

    Popular Media Culture in Post-War Britain

    Edited by Dominic Strinati, Stephen Wagg

    Come on Down represents an introduction to popular media culture in Britain since 1945. It discusses the ways in which popular culture can be studied, understood and appreciated, and covers its key analytical issues and some of its most important forms and processes. The contributors analyse some...

    Published December 3rd 1992 by Routledge

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