Trickster in the Culture of Irony
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Muhammad Ali by Charles Lemert
Book DescriptionThis absorbing book unravels the reasons for the enduring respect and reverence that Muhammad Ali commands long after the end of his athletic career. It will appeal to those teaching and studying cultural studies, social theory, sports studies, and sociology, as well as to general readers interested in Muhammad Ali. * A probing account of Muhammad Ali's life, which also examines the man's celebrity and his importance in global history. * The first book to unravel the reasons for the enduring respect and reverence that Muhammad Ali commands long after the end of his athletic career. * Traces the key controversies and significant events, from Alia s first announcement of his membership in the Nation of Islam, through his courageous refusal to fight in Vietnam, to his spiritual calm in the face of crippling disease. * Offers an original and compelling theory of the celebrity in postmodern society.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745628707
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Charles Lemert
Goffman Reader, Paperback (May 1997)» View all books by Charles Lemert
This collection of work by Erving Goffman covers his entire career in sociology. Included are his earliest, most obscure works and classic pieces leading up to his final masterpiece grounded in frame analysis "Felicity's Condition".
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Author Biography - Charles Lemert
Charles Lemert is Professor of Sociology at Wesleyan University.
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