Overview:Sport and Society: A Student Introduction - '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 perspectivePresents the importance of social structure, power, and inequality in analysing the nature and significance of sport in societyAddresses the rapid commercialization and regulation of sportEngages in comparative analysis to understand problems clearly and produce sound solutionsExpands students' knowledge through chapter summaries, guides to further reading, and extensive bibliographiesOffers 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.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725645-9781446276174. It was written by the following authors: Barrie Houlihan, Dominic Malcolm. Book Sport and Society: A Student Introduction, which can be read online, published by the company: SAGE Publications Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Education, Society, Politics. The book was published on 2015-12-24 00:00:00. It has 608 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 1250 g. File for download Sport and Society: A Student Introduction has PDF format and is called sport-and-society-a-student-introduction.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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