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The Schoolboy Sports Story

A Phenomenon and a Period Distinctive in the Cultural History of America

R.W. (Bob) Reising

, but readers reared on trade books will find it difficult to access. It is unfortunate, too, that Muscular Christianity receives but one brief mention; as Clifford Putney explains in Muscular Christianity (2001) , that movement proved powerful during

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Robyn Singleton, Jacqueline Carter, Tatianna Alencar, Alicia Piñeirúa-Menéndez, and Kate Winskell

agrarian reforms and the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in the 1990s ( White et al. 2003 ). NAFTA facilitated cheap agricultural imports such as corn and beans, against which local farmers were unable to compete, forcing

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When Jackie Coogan Had His Hair Cut

Masculinity, Maturity, and the Movies in the 1920s

Peter W. Lee

Coogan had long outgrown his infantile years and would soon enter adolescence, the trade journal’s statement hinted at the mentality of womenfolk reluctant to see their previously babied sons enter manhood. “More boy and less angel,” sighed Gray. The

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Buffeted by Political Winds

Children’s Literature in Communist Romania

Adrian Solomon

were within reach, they filled the prisons, on the backdrop of an unrelenting hate campaign. Who were they? An 11-year-old boy from a family hit by drought, hunger, poverty, and pellagra is dispatched to the city to learn a trade in a workshop. As his

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A Battle For Sanity

The 1961 Withdrawal from the Ontario Hockey Association by the St. Michael’s Majors

Alexandra Mountain

permission of his coach; he could, however, be traded at any given time at the whim of the coach. Focusing on hockey, not education, increased a player’s chance of staying on the same junior team and being selected by an NHL franchise. The farm system used

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Jacqueline Yeldon and Robert Pitter

, Gordie . 2015 . Mr. Hockey: My Story ( Berkley trade paperback ed.). Toronto : Berkley Books . Howe , P. David . 2001 . “ An Ethnography of Pain and Injury in Professional Rugby Union: The Case of Pontypridd RFC .” International Review for the

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Conditional Freedom

A Portrait of Young Men's Sense of Belonging to the Street in Maputo, Mozambique

Andrea Moreira

common to remain idle or become engaged in small-scale trading activities and/or in providing low-cost services. The neighborhood contains the largest municipal market at its center. Overall, it is estimated that there are over five thousand vendors in

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Jay Mechling

is especially true of verbal play (e.g., male traditions of trading insults, or joking in general), but it is also true of other sorts of play. An adolescent boy will dress as a girl and “act” like a girl for Insane Day only if he trusts his fellow

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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

. Crucially, this financial value can be realized only when a player is transferred to another club. This has resulted in intense financial speculation and increased trading of young Ghanaian players by academy (and club) owners who are searching for the next