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date: 29 May 2020


Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Kendall BlanchardKendall BLANCHARD

The anthropology of sport is an academic specialization that involves the analysis of sport from cultural and cross-cultural perspectives. Although its roots lie in the field of anthropology, other social and behavioral scientists also analyze sport cross-culturally. This specialization, which has a long history, has increased in popularity in recent years but remains focused on seven basic theoretical concerns. ...

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