Men at Play

Men at Play

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After a year spent documenting the working life and daily routines of players for an American Hockey League team, Michael Robidoux found that most peoples' perceptions of hockey players' lives as romantic and glamorized are unrealistic. The majority of professional hockey players work in a closed and discriminatory environment in the lower tiers of hockey on semi-professional teams.In fact, the development follows the already delineated threefold process - repression, incorporation, and segregation. The transformation of lacrosse from an indigenous vernacular form of play to an institutionalized pastime illustrates theanbsp;...

Title:Men at Play
Author:Michael A. Robidoux
Publisher:McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 2001


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