Consuming Sport: Fans, Sport and Culture (Paperback)Garry Crawford (author)
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The book argues that while for many people sport matters, for many more, it does not. Though for some sport is significant in shaping their social and cultural identity, it is often consumed and experienced by others in quite mundane and everyday ways, through the media images that surround us, conversations overheard and in the clothing of people we pass by.
As well as developing a new theory of sport fandom the book links this discussion to wider debates on audiences, fan cultures and consumer practices. The text argues that for far too long consideration of sport fans has focused on exceptional forms of support ignoring the myriad of ways in which sport can be experienced and consumed in everyday life.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 196
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 11 mm
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