Sociology of Sport - SAGE Library of Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure (Hardback)Richard Giulianotti (editor)
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The timely and comprehensive collection draws upon anthropology, cultural studies, education, history, human geography, media studies, political science and social policy to capture the theoretical, substantive and transnational diversity of the sociology of sport.
A mixture of classic papers and contemporary issues and debates, this major work examines the range of theoretical standpoints that have been used to explain sport; social conflicts and divisions within the field; cultural identities and social sites; and, the diverse influence of globalization processes upon sport.
Volume One: Core Theories and Perspectives on Sport
Volume Two: Social Divisions and Conflicts in Sport
Volume Three: Social Identities and Sites of Sport
Volume Four: Sport and Globalization
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 1664
Weight: 3000 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 107 mm
Professor Roland Robertson
Emeritus Professor, University of Aberdeen
[This four set volume] represent the highset degree of a solid and fundamentally fair, and highly qualified status report on development and content...Giulianotti has undoubtedly done a sterling job.
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