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Racing, riding, rowing, skating, curling, and among field sports cricket, with the like of hygienic agencies, must, and do in great measure, quicken Englishmen, and make them to a great extent what they physically and morally are. (Box 1877: 72–73) In mid-Victorian times the elite boys’ public schools became the main seats of training for England’s next generation of the ruling classes. The aristocracy and the landed gentry had become firmly convinced of the inherent social value of sport, and along with the upper-middle classes, who had emerged from the industrial revolution, there was a move to ensure that sport’s “school of moral training” would continue for successive generations of young men.
For example, the influence of postmodernism has led to a rejection of “grand narratives” relating to capitalist, patriarchal or racial relations of power and attention has shifted to the fracturing of experience resulting from intersections between categories of difference and the complexities of modern life. References are made to Foucault’s discourses of pleasure and discipline, surveillance techniques, and the production of “docile bodies” (Chapman, 1997; Duncan, 1994; Markula, 1995; Rail, 1998; Sykes, 1996, 1998).