Sociologie du loisir

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Decolonizing Sport

Decolonizing Sport tells the stories of sport colonizing Indigenous Peoples and of Indigenous Peoples using sport to decolonize. Spanning several lands — Turtle Island, the US, Australia, Aotearoa/New ...

A Whole New Game

Par (auteur) Neil Longley
Catégories: Hockey

Hockey used to be Canada’s game. What happened? A renowned sports expert details the sellout of a sport Canada once dominated to big-money U.S. corporatization and enumerates the effects, including ...

Seconds Out

Par (auteur) Alison Dean
Catégories: Sociologie du loisir

Kicking ass and taking notes—what it’s like to be a woman in the ring. | Alison Dean teaches English literature. She also punches people. Hard. But despite several amateur fights under her belt, she ...

The Politics of the Canoe

Popularly thought of as a recreational vehicle and one of the key ingredients of an ideal wilderness getaway, the canoe is also a political vessel. A potent symbol and practice of Indigenous cultures ...

Sport Policy in Canada

Sport Policy in Canada provides the first and most comprehensive analysis of the new Canadian Sport Policy adopted in 2012. In light of this new policy, the authors, top scholars in the field, provide ...

A Wilder West

Par (auteur) Mary-Ellen Kelm
Catégories: Sociologie du loisir

A controversial sport, rodeo is often seen as emblematic of the West's reputation as a “white man's country. ”A Wilder West complicates this view, showing how rodeo has been an important contact zone ...

Polygendered and Ponytailed

Par (auteur) Dayna B. Daniels
Catégories: Sociologie du loisir

Since the 1970s North American women and girls have engaged in every sport that interests them and have become champions in their fields. One of the consequences of this success is ongoing criticism, ...