Tag: boxing

Leo Hopkinson takes the page 99 test

| , September 16th, 2019

A match is arranged between two boxers as part of the funeral celebrations of a prominent boxing coach in central Accra, Ghana. On arriving at the venue and…

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The Olympic Future of Mixed Martial Arts

Elyse Bailey , August 8th, 2016

MMA offers a brutal competitive antidote to the cult of the passive spectator, writes D. S. Farrer The Olympics should embrace Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), the world’s fastest…

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Notes on the 10th digital ethnography reading (Wacquant 2004)

John Postill , June 3rd, 2016

Wacquant, L. J. D. (2004). Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. Notes by Edgar Gomez Digital Ethnography Research Centre…