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Sport, authenticity, confession

Miller, T. (2008) Sport, authenticity, confession. Cultural Studies: Critical Methodologies, 8 (4). pp. 540-542.

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This article appeals for an end to drawing on personal experience as sports scholarship and pedagogy. It questions the value of autoethnography. Too much work on sport, in particular, is based on appeals to sporting ardor or expertise rather than analytic and political acuity. Instead, what is needed is a supple blend of political economy, ethnography, and textual analysis.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: SAGE Publications
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