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Sport in Iceland
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    1. Beskrivelse

      5 Line drawings, black and white; 3 Tables, black and white; 8 Illustrations, black and white

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    2. Yderligere info
      Udgivelsesdato:
      11-04-2017
      Sprog:
      Engelsk
      ISBN13:
      9781138681798
      Vægt:
      440 g
      Bredde:
      140 mm
      Længde:
      216 mm
      Mærkat:
      Bog, hardback
      Format:
      Hardback
      • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

        Iceland is a tiny Nordic nation with a population of just 330,000 and no professional sports leagues, and yet its soccer, basketball and handball teams have all qualified for major international tournaments in recent years. This fascinating study argues that team sport success is culturally produced and that in order to understand collective achievement we have to consider the socio-cultural context. Based on unparalleled access to key personnel, including top coaches, athletes and administrators, the book explores Icelandic cultural capital as a factor in sporting success, from traditions of workmanship, competitive play and teamwork to international labour migration and knowledge transfer. The first book to focus specifically on the socio-cultural aspects of a small nation's international sporting success, this is an original and illuminating contribution to the study of the sociology of sport. Sport in Iceland: How small nations achieve international success is fascinating reading for team sport enthusiasts, coaches, managers and organisers, as well as for any student or scholar with an interest in the sociology of sport, strategic sports development, sports policy or sports administration.

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