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    Sport and alcohol – two popular social lubricants in a sticky relationship

    Sport and alcohol go way back in sport history, hand in hand. Drink manufacturers sponsor sport, sports people drink and endorse various alcoholic beverages. Is it a sort of symbiosis? Anyway, it’s been the subject of a number of academic studies, the latest being a collected volume by Sarah Gee, Sport, Alcohol and Social Inquiry: A Global Cocktail (Emerald), which is reviewed here by Alan Bairner – and “there could have been few better choices”.

    Gott och blandat på fältfattigt bourdieuskt smörgåsbord

    Mats Franzén har läst en antologi om den franske sociologen, antropologen och filosofen Pierre Bourdieu och hans betydelse för att förstå kropps- och rörelsekulturen. Pierre Bourdieu and Physical Culture (Routledge) är sammanställd av lisahunter, Wayne Smith & elke emerald.
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