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A Sociology of the World Rally Championship

History, Identity, Memories and Place

  • Hans Erik Naess

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  10. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

Drawing upon interviews with key people in the World Rally Championship as well as trans-local ethnographic research, this book explores questions of commerciality and sporting identity, tackling the sport's controversial handling of the shift into 'the commercial age'. It is essential reading on combining sporting heritage and commercial progress.

Keywords

identity Promotion sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • Hans Erik Naess
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  1. 1.University of OsloNorway

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