Sport and Leisure in Social Thought: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Sport and Leisure in Social Thought

1st Edition

By Grant Jarvie, Joseph Maguire


282 pages

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pub: 1994-11-03
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This much needed book examines all of the major traditions of social thought to clearly show their influence in our understanding of sport and leisure.


'… show how sport and leisure have contributed to a better understanding of contemporary socialogical themes such as the body, globalization, social space, the environment, consumption, nationalism, and social inequality.' - Leisure Recreation & Tourism Abstracts

'They have done their task well and have produced what is arguably the best introduction to the sociology of sport yet published.' - Sociological Review

About the Originator


Grant Jarvie

Edinburgh , City of Edinburgh , Scotland, UK

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Subject Categories

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