David Howe's Sport, Professionalism and Pain: Ethnographies of Injury and PDF

By David Howe

ISBN-10: 0415247292

ISBN-13: 9780415247290

ISBN-10: 0415247306

ISBN-13: 9780415247306

Are discomfort and harm controlled properly within the setting sport?
Is activities drugs a device to empower or to disempower athletes?

David Howe considers those and different pertinent matters and questions no matter if, on the planet of recent activity, it's the individuals themselves or the sport's directors who exert extra regulate over athletes' health. Exploring the old transformation of activities medication and the relationships among drugs, physique and tradition, Sport, Professionalism and Pain bridges a perceived house within the literature among clinical anthropology, scientific sociology and recreation studies.

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