Cultural dimensions of play, games and sport / editor, Bernard Mergen.
By: Mergen, Bernard
Contributor(s): Association for the Anthropological Study of Play. Annual meeting ((10: 1984: Clemson, S). C. )Language: English Publisher: Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics Publishers, 1986.Description: v, 217p. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0873220781ISSN: 0885-8764
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Proceedings of the 10th annual meeting of the Association for the Anthropological Study of Play (TAASP) held March 28-31, 1984, at Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.
Includes bibl. references.
Contents: I, Descriptions of play. Introduction / R.L. Humphrey; Categorizations of play activities by Norwegian children / J.M. Roberts, Åse Enerstvedt; Play in the elementary school cafeteria / S. Reifel; Masked desire: adolscent play fighting at boy's home / R. Horan; Talking nonsense and other types of spontaneous speech play / J.R. Bowman; II, Theories of play. Introduction / L.J. Brandt; If it's fun, is it play? A Meadian analysis / P. Biesty; The lighter side of play / E.P. Johnsen, K. Snyder; Play as adaptation / K. Blanchard; Attitudes towards play and beliefs about development / J.E. Johnson; Travel as play / B. Mergen; III, Games. Introduction / B. Mergen; Video games / B. de Koven; Games in a changing Sard village / D.F. Lonergan; Play and writing: possible connections / J.F. Christie, R.M. Noyce; Effects of dramatic play as a basis of a parent instructional model for Hispanic parents / T.D. Yawkey; Interpersonal relations within the adult social recreational play world / D.E. Lytle; Cubal analysis: a game matrix / K. Blair; IV, Sport. Introduction / W.E. Washburn; Physical education versus athletics / W.M. Harrington; Organised baseball and its folk equivalents / G.A. Fine; Cultural implications of the soccer phenomenon in America / L. P. Oliver; 1984: perversions of the play-impulse / J.H. Weatherly, Joan Weatherly.