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Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Carlo Rotella, Michael Ezra
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-28 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Weighing in with a balance of the visceral and the cerebral, boxing has attracted writers for millennia. Yet few of the writers drawn to it have truly known the sport—and most have never been in the ring. Moving beyond the typical sentimentality, romanticism, or cynicism common to writing on boxing,
The Bittersweet Science
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: Gerald Horne
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: International Publishers

Based upon exhaustive research in court records, memoirs, the files of the New York State Athletic Commissions and related bodies from Nevada to New Jersey - not to mention the gangster venues from garish Las Vegas to venal South Philadelphia, this pioneering work tells the untold story of the grimy
The Bittersweet Science
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Carlo Rotella, Michael Ezra
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-28 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Weighing in with a balance of the visceral and the cerebral, boxing has attracted writers for millennia. Yet few of the writers drawn to it have truly known the sport—and most have never been in the ring. Moving beyond the typical sentimentality, romanticism, or cynicism common to writing on boxing,
On Boxing
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Joseph D Lewandowski
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-04 - Publisher: Routledge

This book is a philosophical and cultural critique of contemporary boxing. It broadens and deepens our understanding of the empirically and normatively entwined complexities of a sport that is often misunderstood and all too easily reduced to stereotypes. Moving between and among work in ethnography, sociology, urban studies and, especially,
Liberating Sociology: From Newtonian Toward Quantum Imaginations: Volume 1: Unriddling the Quantum Enigma
Language: en
Pages: 1000
Authors: Mohammad H. Tamdgidi
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-20 - Publisher: Ahead Publishing House (imprint: Okcir Press)

In this major new study in the sociology of scientific knowledge, social theorist Mohammad H. Tamdgidi reports having unriddled the so-called ‘quantum enigma.’ This book opens the lid of the Schrödinger’s Cat box of the ‘quantum enigma’ after decades and finds something both odd and familiar: Not only the cat