Sport: Pleasure and Violence, Competition and Sociality

Volume 2, Number 2
June 2014

The Editor’s Note: Sport: Pleasure and Violence, Competition and Sociality
Niko Besnier

In Focus: Olympics
Erika Robb Larkins; Jules Boykoff and Thomas F Carter; Yağmur Nuhrat; Faedah M Totah; and Rebecca Jordan-Young and Katrina Karkazis - Anthropology News. 53 (6): S1–S41 (2012)
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Sports, Gambling, and Government: America’s First Social Compact?
Warren D. Hill and John E. Clark - American Anthropologist. 103: 331–345 (2001)
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Games in Culture
John M. Roberts, Malcolm J. Arth, and Robert R. Bush - American Anthropologist. 61: 597–605 (1959)
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A “Sumo” Tournament at Tule Lake Center
Marvin K. Opler - American Anthropologist. 47: 134–139 (1945)
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Basketball and the Culture-Change Process: The Rimrock Navajo Case
Kendall Blanchard - Anthropology & Education Quarterly. 5: 8–13 (1974)
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In the Spirit of the Game? Cricket & Changing Notions of Being British in Northern Ireland
Thomas Carter - Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Europe. 3: 1–6 (2003)
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Global Cholas: Reworking Tradition and Modernity in Bolivian Lucha Libre
Nell Haynes - The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology. 18: 432–446 (2013)
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W. Montague Cobb (1904–1990): Physical Anthropologist, Anatomist, and Activist
Lesley M. Rankin-Hill and Michael L. Blakey - American Anthropologist. 96: 74–96 (1994)
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