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Power PlaySport, the Media and Popular Culture$
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Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780748635924

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.001.0001

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Games Across Frontiers: Mediated Sport and National Identity

Games Across Frontiers: Mediated Sport and National Identity

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(p.144) Chapter 8 Games Across Frontiers: Mediated Sport and National Identity
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Power Play
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Raymond Boyle

Richard Haynes

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0008

Examines the role sport plays in representing national identity in the media. Looks at how television and the media more generally reproduce and challenge expectations around national stereotypes and sport. It examines the implications of this process for the media and sport.

Keywords:   National identity, Television, Sports, Political culture

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