Sport and Society: A Student Introduction / Edition 2

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Overview

Fully updated and revised, the Second Edition of Barrie Houlihan’s ground-breaking Sport and Society provides students and lecturers with a one-stop text that is comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, accessible, international, and engaging. This Second Edition contains five brand new chapters covering key contemporary issues: young athletes and human rights, sport and the city, sport and violence, sport and health, and sport and Islam.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412921367
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 1/17/2008
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

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

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: PERSPECTIVES ON SPORT
Sport and Social Theory - Peter Donnelly
Politics, Power, Policy and Sport - Barrie Houlihan
History and Sport - Martin Polley
PART TWO: STRUCTURING OPPORTUNITIES IN SPORT
Social Exclusion from Sport and Leisure - Michael F. Collins
The Human Rights of Young Athletes - Paulo David
Women, Sport and Gender Inequity - Tess Kay and Ruth Jeanes
Sport and Health - Parissa Safai
From Violence in Sport to Sports-Related Violence - Kevin Young
Sport and Disability - Nigel Thomas
The Politics of 'Race' and Sports Policy in the United Kingdom - Ben Carrington and Ian Mc Donald
Physical Education and School Sport - Kathy Armour and David Kirk
Physical Culture and the Polarized American Metropolis - David Andrews, Michael Silk and Robert Pitter
PART THREE: THE IMPACT OF COMMERCIALISATION
The Business of Sport - Leigh Robinson
Sport and the Media - David Stead
Organisation Theory and the Management of Sport Organisations - John Amis and Trevor Slack
Doping and Sport - Barrie Houlihan
The Relationship between Sport and Tourism - Mike Weed and Guy Jackson
The Olympic Games - Holger Preuss
Winners and Losers
Sport and Recreation and the Environment - Michael F. Collins
PART FOUR: INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON AND CONTEXT
Sport in North America - Trevor Slack and Milena Parent
The United States and Canada
Sport in Australia - Murray Phillips and Tara Magdalinski
Sport, the Role of the European Union and the Decline of the Nation State? - Ian P. Henry
An Introduction to the Study of Sport in the Muslim World - Mahfoud Amara
Sport and Globalisation - Barrie Houlihan

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