Sunday, June 19, 2005

l'arbitraire culturel (With Apologies to Pierre Bourdieu)

"[Rugby] is, after all, a sport summed up in a famous quip contrasting it with soccer, a k a football: Football is a sport for gentlemen played by hooligans; rugby is a sport for hooligans played by gentlemen." (David Colman, "A Scrum of Stripes Refined for the Street," New York Times, 6/16/05).


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