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activities aren't what they was once. New publicly funded stadiums resemble buying department stores. enthusiasts compete for money prizes in fable activities leagues. activities games at the moment are advertising and public kin instruments and crew emblems became stylish brands.
the bigger social meanings activities carry for lovers are being eclipsed by means of their advertisement functionality as a way to promote item and fix company sponsors with shoppers. This booklet examines how the yank shopper tradition impacts expert and collegiate activities, decreasing lovers to shoppers and trivializing activities themselves.
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