This undergraduate text, written by key writers, lecturers and academics in the field, covers the key, current issues in the field of sociology of sport and physical education. The first section of the text covers the importance of sport in culture, its theoretical background and methodological issues in research. The main body of the text then discusses issues including: gender; the sporting body; race and ethnicity; class, discrimination and stratification; equality; participation and socialisation into sport; the hidden curriculum; critical pedagogy; the globalisation of sport; sport and the media; political involvement in physical education, sport and recreation.This text, intended for undergraduates on various education and sport related degree courses, covers the key, current issues in the field of sociology of sport and physical education.
|Title||:||The Sociology of Sport and Physical Education|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2002|