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‘[A sociology of boxing] must grasp boxing through its least known and least spectacular side: the drab and obsessive routine of the gym workout, of the endless and thankless preparation, inseparably physical and moral, that preludes the all-too-brief appearances in the limelight, the minute and mundane rites of daily life in the gym that produce and reproduce the belief feeding this very peculiar corporeal, material, and symbolic economy that is the pugilistic world’ — Loïc Wacquant, Body and Soul (2003)

The full written ethnography is available here

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FIFEQ/KINO FILM FESTIVAL/FLATPACK FILM FESTIVAL/INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WALES/WALES INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL

‘[A sociology of boxing] must grasp boxing through its least known and least spectacular side: the drab and obsessive routine of the gym workout, of the endless and thankless preparation, inseparably physical and moral, that preludes the all-too-brief appearances in the limelight, the minute and mundane rites of daily life in the gym that produce and reproduce the belief feeding this very peculiar corporeal, material, and symbolic economy that is the pugilistic world’ — Loïc Wacquant, Body and Soul (2003)

The full written ethnography is available here

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