by Queen"s University, Centre for Sports and Leisure Studies in Kingston, Canada .
Written in English
Cover title: Leisure, sport and working class cultures.
|Other titles||Leisure, sport and working class cultures.|
|Statement||edited by Hart Cantelon, Bob Hollands.|
|Series||Working papers in the sociological study of sports and leisure -- v.4, nos.1-4|
|Contributions||Cantelon, Hart., Hollands, Robert G., Queen"s University at Kingston. Centre for Sports and Leisure Studies.|
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