Jon Griffin Donlon's Bayou Country Bloodsport: The Culture of Cockfighting in PDF

By Jon Griffin Donlon

Cockfighting has had a protracted background within the usa. Now outlawed in all 50 states, the violent game serves as a springboard to debate debatable rest actions. The author’s fieldwork, starting sooner than the ban of cockfighting and performed in most cases in South Louisiana, offers the root for discussions of problems with society, activity, danger, spectatorship, tradition, leisure, game reform, playing, and different “purple rest” activities.

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