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Little Leaguer Haunted By 386 Errors He Made Last Season

Little Leaguer Haunted By 386 Errors He Made Last Season | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
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Possible PIP Themes

* Attitudes to children's sport ( amongst kids ? amongst parents? )

* Pressures faced by children who participate in children's sport.

* The learning of culture through children's sport)

 

Relevant Depth Study - Popular Culture

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/11745398.2011.616483

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http://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2015/nov/27/angry-shouting-men-junior-football-barney-ronay

   

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bigideas/the-culture-of-narcissism/5847914

 

 

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Liverpool judge's decision recognises that 'home' still exists for the homeless

Judge acknowledges attack on rough sleeper's home, after he and his belongings were urinated on by a drunk passer-by.
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Doomsaying about new technology helps make it better

Doomsaying about new technologies is as old as technology, and it's a vital part of how we figure out when and where something should be used.
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Letting Teachers Be Free

Letting Teachers Be Free | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Educators must remain engaged and autonomous in order to do their jobs well and avoid burnout.
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The 50 best podcasts of 2016

The 50 best podcasts of 2016 | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
From Making Oprah to Trumpcast and My Dad Wrote a Porno, here are the most brilliant, essential listens of the year
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Role of Family Members in Sport Socialization of Children

Role of Family Members in Sport Socialization of Children | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
(1978). Role of Family Members in Sport Socialization of Children. Research Quarterly. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education and Recreation: Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 146-152.
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We’re not too old to play sports: the career of women lawn bowlers

We’re not too old to play sports: the career of women lawn bowlers | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
(2005). We’re not too old to play sports: the career of women lawn bowlers. Leisure Studies: Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 45-60. doi: 10.1080/0201436042000250131
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The interactive framing of play in adult conversations

The interactive framing of play in adult conversations | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
(1987). The interactive framing of play in adult conversations. Communication Quarterly: Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 48-66. doi: 10.1080/01463378709369670
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Photos: Rolling Stone's Top 40 Greatest Songs of All-Time

Photos: Rolling Stone's Top 40 Greatest Songs of All-Time | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
The best songs of all time according to Rolling Stone magazine, featuring rankings, dates and artist photos.
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Possessions they may carry: but the soul of the refugee is left behind | Nelofer Pazira

Possessions they may carry: but the soul of the refugee is left behind | Nelofer Pazira | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
My father carried a suit from Kabul to Canada, but found that it was more difficult to transport the man he used to be
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Robert Manne: How we came to be so cruel to asylum seekers

Robert Manne: How we came to be so cruel to asylum seekers | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
It has been the absolutism embedded in Australian immigration culture of control that helps explain our hardline policy history on asylum seekers.
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Sexist abuse has a long history in Australian politics – and takes us all to a dark place

Many female politicians have had to endure sexist abuse, from Cheryl Kernot to Julia Gillard to Sarah Hanson-Young. And it is not a matter that should simply be brushed aside.
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Victoria's puppy farms and pet shop laws a world first - but questions about 'ethical' breeding remain

Victoria's puppy farms and pet shop laws are being rolled out, sparking controversy. The state is the first in the world to limit the number of fertile females allowed by commercial breeders.
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Feeding frenzy: public accuse the media of deliberately fuelling shark fear

The news media routinely 'beats up' shark stories in search of clicks and profits, according to focus groups and surveys of social media posts.
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England football away trips: a gap year for the Brexit generation | Barney Ronay

England football away trips: a gap year for the Brexit generation | Barney Ronay | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
The songs of some England fans at the Germany game were boneheadedly inappropriate but the general vibe was not aggressive, with many youthful fans like a slightly tougher version of the Inbetweeners
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This Very Funny Comic Perfectly Captures the Big Differences Between Generations

This Very Funny Comic Perfectly Captures the Big Differences Between Generations | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
This is great.
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Training Dogs and Training Humans: Symbolic Interaction and Dog Training

Training Dogs and Training Humans: Symbolic Interaction and Dog Training | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
(2010). Training Dogs and Training Humans: Symbolic Interaction and Dog Training. Anthrozoös: Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 129-141.
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Leisure as a cross-cultural concept

Leisure as a cross-cultural concept | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
(2013). Leisure as a cross-cultural concept. World Leisure Journal: Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 125-137. doi: 10.1080/04419057.2013.782564
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An analysis of adult play groups: Social versus serious participation in contract bridge

An analysis of adult play groups: Social versus serious participation in contract bridge | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
(1992). An analysis of adult play groups: Social versus serious participation in contract bridge. Leisure Sciences: Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 47-67. doi: 10.1080/01490409209513156
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Oscar will get to count Chinese cash but he will pay a heavy price | Daniel Taylor

Oscar will get to count Chinese cash but he will pay a heavy price | Daniel Taylor | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Playing in China earns you many millions but aged 25 Oscar is leaving Chelsea for a league of lower standard than the MLS and surely some players will resist wasting their careers
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Books on the Rail: the guerrilla library infiltrating Melbourne's Metro

Books on the Rail: the guerrilla library infiltrating Melbourne's Metro | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Inspired by London’s Books on the Underground, two women decided to start their own travelling book club in Australia’s city of literature
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'I just wanna be a good dad': is this the best we can do on fatherhood? | Matthew Beard

'I just wanna be a good dad': is this the best we can do on fatherhood? | Matthew Beard | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
As the birth of my son draws closer, I feel the need to come to grips with my masculinity and how that affects what kind of father I want to be
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Is Piketty's 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' really the most unread bestseller?

Is Piketty's 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' really the most unread bestseller? | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
A 700-page book of economics was never going to be a walk in the park.
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Change Agents: Susan Alberti and Debbie Lee on establishing a national women's football league

Change Agents: Susan Alberti and Debbie Lee on establishing a national women's football league | Society & Culture - Personal Interest Project | Scoop.it
Andrew Dodd talks to Susan Alberti and Debbie Lee about their fight to overcome prejudice and establish a national women's AFL competition.
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