13: These Sporting Times

Guest Editor(s): 
Autumn 1999


Part I

Editorial: The Lesson of Kosovo -  FREE TO VIEW 
Michael Rustin 

New Left and New Labour: Modernisation or a New Modernity? 
Geoff Andrews 

Confronting Breast Cancer: Marvea’s Story 
Photo Essay by Cherron Lee Johnson 

Five Poems 
Geoffrey Adkins, Susanne Ehrhardt, Judith Kazantzis, Robin Leanse, Gregory Warren Wilson 

Letter from Turkey 
Fred Halliday 

Rethinking ‘Global’ City Centres: The Example of Birmingham 
Nick Henry and Adrian Passmore 

The Art of Life 
Jonathan Rutherford

Angela McRobbie, Alyson Pendlebury, Andy Wallis

Part II: these Sporting Times
Introduction: These Sporting Times 

Andrew Blake 

This Sporting Nation 
Carol Smith 

Where’s My Match? A British Subject Interrogates the National Broadcaster
Simon Cook 

Tilting at windmills: Manchester United and the Defeat of the BSkyB Bid 
Adam Brown 

The Legal Colonisation of Cricket 
Steve Greenfield and Guy Osborn 

Field Sports: The Pursuit of the Right? 
Andrew Blake 

Taking the Punches 
Gemma Bryden 

Making Faces: When Socu-Soap was Young 
Steve Hawes 

Staging the Spectacle: Reflections on Olympic and World Cup Ceremonies 
Alan Tomlinson 

Ask Him Referee: Wrestling in Romsey 
Alastair Loadman 

Notes on Camp: New Labour and the Body(building) Politic 
Adam Locks

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