Overview:Cricket, Migration and Diasporic Communities - Sport in the Global Society - Contemporary Perspectives - Ever since different communities began processes of global migration, sport has been an integral feature in how we conceptualise and experience the notion of being part of a diaspora. Sport provides diasporic communities with a powerful means for creating transnational ties, but also shapes ideas of their ethnic and racial identities. In spite of this, theories of diaspora have been applied sparingly to sporting discourses. Despite W.G. Grace's claim that cricket advances civilisation by promoting a common bond, binding together peoples of vastly different backgrounds, to this day cricket operates strict symbolic boundaries; defining those who do, and equally, do not belong. C.L.R. James' now famous metaphor of looking 'beyond the boundary' captures the belief that, to fully understand the significance of cricket, and the sport's roles in changing and shaping society, one must consider the wider social and political contexts within which the game is played. Contributions to this volume do just that. Cricket acts as their point of departure, but the way in which ideas of power, representation and inequality are 'played out' is unique in each. This book was published as a special issue of Identities.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725649-9781138892736. It was written by the following authors: Thomas Fletcher. Book Cricket, Migration and Diasporic Communities - Sport in the Global Society - Contemporary Perspectives, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Education, Society, Politics, Sports Books, History. The book was published on 2015-07-24 00:00:00. It has 124 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 408 g. File for download Cricket, Migration and Diasporic Communities - Sport in the Global Society - Contemporary Perspectives has PDF format and is called cricket-migration-and-diasporic-communities-sport-in-the-global-society-contemporary-perspectives.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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