Sport Worlds A Sociological Perspective

ISBN-10: 0880119721

ISBN-13: 9780880119726

Edition: 2002

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Description: This text looks at the sociology of sport. Narrative case studies of sports sociology from all over the world provide examples of how to interpret issues in professional and elite sports from a sociological perspective.

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Book details

List price: $51.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 1/28/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Zadie Smith is a novelist, essayist and short story writer. As of 2012, she has published four novels, White Teeth (2000), The Autograph Man (2002), On Beauty (2005), and NW (2012), all of which have received critical praise. In 2003, she was included on Granta's list of 20 best young authors and Smith won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2006. Her novel White Teeth was included in Time magazines TIME 100 Best English-language. Smith joined NYU's Creative Writing Program as a tenured professor in 2010. Smith attended Hampstead Comprehensive School, and King's College, Cambridge University where she studied English literature.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Towards a Sociology of Sport Worlds
Sport Inside the World: Global Systems and Processes
Sport and Globalisation
Sport, Labour and Migration
Sport, Media and Society
Global Issues Across a Changing World
Sport, Politics and Democracy
Sport, the Environment and 'Green' Issues
Sport, Communitarianism and Social Capital
Inside the Worlds of Sport: Local and National Communities
Sport, Place and Space
Sport, Civic and Ethnic Passions
Sport in the Making of Nations
Personal Troubles and Everyday Experiences
Sporting Subcultures
Sport, Emotions and Societies
Sport, Gender and Social Relations
Conclusion
References
Index
About the Authors
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