Sport, leisure and society
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Published by Moray House Institute, University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh .
Written in English

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Statementedited by Grant Jarvie ... [et al.]. Vol. 3, 1998/9 / edited by Mary Allison, John Horne, Lorna Jackson.
SeriesScottish Centre research papers in sport, leisure and society
ContributionsAllison, Mary., Horne, John D. 1955-, Jackson, Lorna., Scottish Centre for Physical Education, Sport and Leisure Studies.
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Open LibraryOL20185534M

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