Sport champion and the matter of identification in postmodern Spanish society

Daniel Lapresa

Ana Ponce de León Elizondo

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Lapresa Ajamil, D., & Ponce de León Elizondo, A. (1999). Sport champion and the matter of identification in postmodern Spanish society. Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes, 57, 96-99.

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Abstract

Throughout history the social mass has extracted the most suitable personalities so as to serve as archetypes, as exemplary guides inciting this exemplariness to the uniformity of conduct. This paper shows the clear role of the sporting champion regarding the structure of the collective conscience in the Spanish postmodern society.

ISSN: 1577-4015

Published: July 01, 1999