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The aboriginal football ethic: Where the rules get flexible

Butcher, Tim and Judd, Barry (2016). The aboriginal football ethic: Where the rules get flexible. Griffith REVIEW, 53 pp. 167–176.

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Abstract

In his highly influential history of Australian rules football, Geoffrey Blainey promoted the idea that the sport constituted a 'game of our own'. In making this claim, Blainey suggested the sport was the outcome of Anglo-Australian cultural innovations. In raising the prospect of an Aboriginal football ethic we question this assertion and ask who is really taking this indigenous sport forward today.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 1839-2954
Keywords: Football--Moral and ethical aspects; Professional sports; Aboriginal Australians--Games; Fellowship;
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business > Department for People and Organisations
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Item ID: 50976
Depositing User: Timothy Butcher
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 10:22
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2019 09:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/50976
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