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Sports in society : issues and controversies (Second edition)

By: Coakley, Jay Pike, Elizabeth

0077160541 / 9780077160548
Paperback
306.483
16/05/2014
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England
25 cm xxiii, 569 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Tertiary Education (US: College)  Learn More
Previous edition: London: McGraw-Hill, 2009.

Using a topics-based approach organized around provocative questions about the interaction of sports, culture and society, Sports in Society presents an accessible introduction to research and theory in the sociology of sport.This new edition continues the legacy of the previous editions while introducing new material and examples that bring theory to life.

Current debates in sports, such as how youth participation can be increased or sport funding allocated, have been integrated throughout the text to provide a holistic view of society.An Online Learning Centre accompanies this book offering a range of lecturer support materials as well as resources and tests for students.

BIC:

JHBS Sociology: sport & leisure

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