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Coming to Terms: 'Race', Ethnicity, Identity and Aboriginality in Sport

Tatz, Colin


Notions of genetic superiority have led to some of the world's greatest human calamities. Just as social scientists thought that racial anthropology and biology had ended with the cataclysm of the Second World War, so some influential researchers and sports commentators have rekindled the pre-war debate about the muscular merits of 'races' in a new discipline that Nyborg (1994) calls the 'science of physicology'. The more recent realm of racial 'athletic genes', especially within socially...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Aboriginal Studies


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