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Ultimate Fighting and Embodiment

Violence, Gender and Mixed Martial Arts

Ultimate Fighting and Embodiment( )
Author: Spencer, Dale C.
ISBN:978-0-415-71955-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $54.95
Book Description:

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is an emergent sport where competitors in a ring or cage utilize strikes (punches, kicks, elbows and knees) as well as submission techniques to defeat opponents. This book explores the carnal experience of fighting through a sensory ethnography of MMA, and how it transgresses the cultural scripts of masculinity in popular culture. Based on four years of participant observation in a local MMA club and in-depth interviews with amateur and professional MMA...
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Pages:204
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / General
Sports & Recreation / Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.65 Pounds

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