Sport, society & culture in New Zealand / edited by Brad Patterson.

Wellington, N.Z. : Stout Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, 1999.
183 p. ; 21 cm.


Related name
"This book collects 16 papers from the Stout Research Centre conference The real level playing field?: sport, society and culture, held in October 1998"--Cover.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
  • Foreword / Vincent O'Sullivan
  • Editor's note / Brad Patterson
  • 1. Sport and national identity : race relations, business, professionalism / Chris Laidlaw
  • 2. Screw sessions : the pleasures of hammering the hell out of ourselves and others / Brian Turner
  • 3. Death of a dream : the fact and fictions of Jack Lovelock / James McNeish
  • 4. New Zealanders' attitudes to sport as illustrated by debate over rugby contacts with South Africa / Trevor Richards
  • 5. 'Ex-pats' and 'poofters' rebuild the nation : 1982, Kiwi culture and the All Whites on the road to Spain / Bill Keane
  • 6. New Zealand's wicket women / Adrienne Simpson
  • 7. The missing literature / Lloyd Jones
  • 8. Legacy of 'The Tour' : a continued analysis of women's relationship to sport / Shane M. Thompson
  • 9. Sport, the media and New Zealand / Patrick Day
  • 10. Tall cows, sacred poppies and the fallible pantheon / Michael Grimshaw
  • 11. 'On the ball' : New Zealand's rugby song / Allan Thomas
  • 12. Clashes of cultures and class : the jockeys' strike of 1920 / David Grant
  • 13. Literature, journalism and sport in New Zealand / Roger Robinson
  • 14. Nineteenth-century women on bicycles redefine respectability / Clare Simpson
  • 15. Sport, class and community in canterbury, 1850-1880 : the evidence from Rowing / Geoffrey T. Vincent
  • 16. Fishing for empire : sport and travel in New Zealand from the 1870s to the 1930s / Lydia Wevers.
Other title(s)
Sport, society and culture in New Zealand
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