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Sport and Modern Social Theorists Theorizing Homo Ludens

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ISBN-10: 0333800796

ISBN-13: 9780333800799

Edition: 2004

Authors: Richard Giulianotti, Richard Giulianotti

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This is a collection of essays written by leading social analysts that examines the contributions of major social theorists towards an understanding of modern sport in society.
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Book details

List price: $47.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 7/19/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction
Sport and Social Theorists
A Plurality of Perspectives
The Sportification Process
A Biographical Analysis Framed by the Work
Social Structure and Social Theory
Intellectual Insights
Reclaiming Goffman
Erving Goffman's Influence on the Sociology of Sport
Consciousness, Craft, Commitment
The Sociological Imagination
Theodor Adorno on Sport
The Jeu D'Esprit of Despair
Sport, Hegemony and the National-Popular
Sport, Colonialism and Struggle
CLR James and Cricket
Anthony Giddens, Structuration Theory, and Sport and Leisure
Civilizing Games
Norbert Elias and the Sociology of Sport
Pierre Bourdieu and the Sociological Study of Sport
Habitus, Capital and Field
Habermas on Sports
Social Theory from a Moral Perspective
Querying Sport Feminism
Personal or Political?
Studies of Power and Sport
The Fate of Hyperreality
Jean Baudrillard and the Sociology of Sport
Contributors
Douglas Booth