Sociology Of Sports

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By Jon Griffin Donlon

Cockfighting has had an extended background within the usa. Now outlawed in all 50 states, the violent game serves as a springboard to debate arguable relaxation actions. The author’s fieldwork, starting prior to the ban of cockfighting and performed in most cases in South Louisiana, presents the foundation for discussions of problems with society, activity, hazard, spectatorship, tradition, leisure, activity reform, playing, and different “purple relaxation” activities.

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