Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues (Hardback)
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada uses sport as a lens through which to examine issues such as individual and community health, gender and race relations, culture and colonialism, and self-determination and agency. In this groundbreaking volume, leading scholars offer a multidisciplinary perspective on how unequal power relations influence the ability of Aboriginal people in Canada to implement their own visions for sport. The diverse analyses illuminate how Aboriginal people employ sport as a venue through which to assert their cultural identities and find a positive space for themselves and upcoming generations in contemporary Canadian society. N° de réf. du libraire AAJ9780774824200
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Synopsis: In this groundbreaking volume, leading scholars offer a multidisciplinary perspective on issues such as the clashing cultural imperatives that discourage Aboriginal athletes from participating at the national level; whether their needs are well served by the cultural values of sports psychology; and how unequal power relations influence the ability of different groups of Aboriginal people to implement their own visions for sport.Janice Forsyth is the director of the International Centre for Olympic Studies and an assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario. Audrey R. Giles is an associate professor in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa.
Titre : Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: ...
Éditeur : University of British Columbia Press, Canada
Date d'édition : 2012
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
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