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Sport and society : a student introduction
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Title Statement
  • Sport and society : a student introduction
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  • Sage, London : 2016.
Edition Statement
  • Third edition.
Physical Description
  • xx, 582 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
  • PART ONE: PERSPECTIVES ON SPORT Dominic Malcolm Sport and Social Theory Barrie Houlihan Power, Politics and Sport Martin Polley and Fiona Skillen History and Sport PART TWO: STRUCTURING OPPORTUNITIES IN SPORT Michael F. Collins Social Exclusion from Sport and Leisure Belinda Wheaton Lifestyle Sport Ruth Jeanes and Laura Hills Women, Sport and Gender Inequity Parissa Safai and Dominic Malcolm Sport and Health Richard Giulianotti Sport for Development Nigel Thomas and Andy Smith Sport and Disability Ben Carrington and Ian McDonald The Politics of 'Race' and Sports Policy in the United Kingdom David Andrews, Mike Silk and Robert Pitter Physical Culture and the Polarised American Metropolis PART THREE: THE IMPACT OF COMMERCIALISATION Leigh Robinson The Business of Sport Richard Haynes Sport and the Media John Amis and Trevor Slack Organisation Theory and the Management of Sport Organisations Barrie Houlihan Doping and Sport Mike Weed and Guy Jackson The Relationship between Sport and Tourism Holger Preuss The Olympic Games: Winners and Losers Kevin Dixon Fandom Arnout Geeraert Sport Governance PART FOUR: INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON AND CONTEXT Trevor Slack and Milena Parent Sport in North America: The United States and Canada Alan Bairner and Jung Woo Lee Sport in the Asia-Pacific region Ian P. Henry Sport, the role of the European Union and the decline of the national state? Mahfoud Amara An Introduction to the Study of Sport in the Muslim World Barrie Houlihan Sport and Globalisation
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ISBN
  • 9781446276181
  • 144627618X
  • 9781446276174
  • 1446276171
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′This third edition of Sport and Society, with contributions from some of the field's most highly respected scholars, covers the myriad of complex, pervasive and global issues confronting sport in the 21st century. It continues to be a foundation text for students across most sport disciplines′

- Russel Hoye, La Trobe University, Australia

'The third edition of Sport and Society reinforces its place as one of the most valuable texts for students and others engaging in social scientific study of sport. Overall, the book continues to achieve an unrivalled balance between different social science disciplines that have been applied to sport; between local, national and international issues; and between broad overviews and specific detail on every topic. The end result is a book that is "a must" on many academic reading lists!′

- Iain Lindsey, Durham University, UK

Fully updated and revised, the Third Edition of Barrie Houlihan and Dominic Malcolm′s ground-breaking Sport and Society provides students and instructors with a one-stop text that is comprehensive, accessible, international, and engaging. This popular book: Approaches the study of sport from a multi-disciplinary perspective Presents the importance of social structure, power,andinequalityin analysing the nature and significance of sport in society Addresses the rapid commercialization and regulation of sport Engages in comparative analysis to understand problems clearly and produce sound solutions Expands students′ knowledge through chapter summaries, guides to further reading, and extensive bibliographies Offers five new chapters addressing the key contemporary issues of: lifestyle sport; sport for development and peace; the governance of international sport organisations; sports fandom; and sport in East Asia. A superb teaching text, this new edition will be relished by instructors seeking an authoritative introduction to sport and society and students who want a relevant, enriching text for their learning and research needs.

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