Understanding Sport

Understanding Sport

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Bringing a cultural and social dimension to the study of sport, this introductory guide will help students understand the context of sport and the place it has in the lives of individuals as well as in modern British society as a whole. Theoretically rigorous yet accessible, Understanding Sport includes: up-to-date coverage of key socio-cultural issues suggested further reading, to expand students' understanding of the topics introduced end-of-chapter essay topics and questions, to help students consolidate their knowledge extensive referenece lists and a thematic index, to direct sutdents and lecturers toward further research materials.An Introduction to the Sociological and Cultural Analysis of Sport John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel. FURTHER ... Cashmore, E. (1996) Making Sense of Sport, 2nd edition, London: Routledge. Clarke, J. ... Coakley, J. (1998) Sport in Society: Issues and Controversies, 6th edition, Boston: McGraw-Hill. Coalter, F.

Title:Understanding Sport
Author:John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 1999


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