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Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

Edited by Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm


1,768 pages

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Hardback: 9780415262927
pub: 2003-06-26
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Recent years have seen a rapid growth in the field of sports studies. This collection provides an invaluable resource for this burgeoning field, offering a selection of classic works and more recent, groundbreaking journal articles on the sociology of sport.

Key features of this collection are:

* Comprehensive and critical coverage of the field

* Historical and comparative approaches detail how modern sport has developed

* Articles which illustrate the international diversity of the study of the social aspects of sport and sport per se

* Cross-disciplinary articles

The four volumes cover:

* Approaches to the Study of Sport

* The Development and Structure of Modern Sport

* Sport and Power Relations

* Major Issues in Contemporary Sport

With an international range of themes, contextual introductions to each volume and a comprehensive index, this will become an indispensible research tool for students and researchers.

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Approaches to the Study of Sport

Volume 2: The Development and Structure of Sport

Volume 3: Sport and Power Relations

Volume 4: Issues in the Sociology of Sport

About the Series

Critical Concepts in Sociology

The Routledge Critical Concepts in Sociology series provides concise, authoritative reprints of key articles in sociology, collecting the essential secondary literature on key subjects. Edited by acknowledged leaders in the field, each set puts the development of fundamental concepts into their historical context, and provides students and researchers with a clear snapshot of current thinking. Collections span a multitude of subject areas, including religion, multiculturalism and celebrity.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REFERENCE / Research
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General