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Sport and Society A Student Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0761970347

ISBN-13: 9780761970347

Edition: 2003

Authors: Barrie Houlihan

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Description:

Organized around four themes key to the study of sport (perspectives, inclusion, commercialization and the international context), this text provides a student introductino to the field.
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Book details

List price: $74.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 4/21/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Barrie Houlihan is Professor in the Institute of Sport and Leisure Policy, Loughborough University.

Introduction
Perspectives On Sport
Sport and Social Theory
Politics, Power, Policy and Sport
History and Sport
Structuring Opportunities In Sport
Social Exclusion from Sport and Leisure
Sport and Gender
Sport and Disability
The Politics of 'Race' and Sport Policy
Sport, Physical Education and Schools
The Impact Of Commercialisation
The Business of Sport
Sport and the Media
Analyzing Sport Organizations
Theory and Practice
Doping and Sport
More Problems Than Solutions?
The Sports-Tourism Interrelationship
The Economics of the Olympic Games
Winners and Losers
Sport and Recreation and the Environment
International Comparison And Context
Sport in the United States and Canada
Sport in Australia
Sport, the Role of the European Union and the Decline of the Nation State?
Sport and Globalization