By Jürgen Rohwer, John Bale, Patricia Anne Vertinsky, M. Monakov
The examine of outfitted environments resembling gymnasiums, soccer stadiums, swimmimg swimming pools and skating rinks presents targeted information regarding the ancient enclosure of the gendered and sexualised physique, the body's services, wishes and wishes. It illuminates the tensions among the globalising trends of game and the significance of neighborhood tradition and a feeling of position. This assortment makes use of spatial techniques and examples to check the character and improvement of wearing practices. At a time whilst the significance of spacial theories and spacial metaphors to activity is being more and more known, this pioneering paintings at the altering panorama of wearing lifestyles will entice scholars of the heritage, sociology and administration of activity.
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