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Holly Thorpe Sport Sociology Blog

This blog link provides access to the scholarly and professional work of Dr. Holly Thorpe, a recent Fulbright Scholar from the University of Waikato. Over the past few years, her research focus has broadened to doing critical research that seeks to understand and explain the various forms of power operating in our society. The blog provides numerous links to articles, informational postings, and magazine articles that critique both mainstream and alternative sport cultures. Various themes that can be found discussed on her blog include: Youth culture Action/extreme/lifestyle sports Travel, tourism and transnationalism Sport for Development and Peace Social theory Physical Cultural Studies Qualitative research methods (particularly ethnography) Gender, feminist theory and sport Young women,... Show More


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