Sport: Social Problems and Issues [NOOK Book]

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Sport: Social Problems and Issues provides a detailed analysis and critique of contemporary social problems and issues for the coach, organizer, teacher or student of sport.

Drawing upon perspectives from social science, it examines change and development of modern sport, both nationally and internationally, enabling students and practitioners to address those problems and ...
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Sport: Social Problems and Issues

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Overview

Sport: Social Problems and Issues provides a detailed analysis and critique of contemporary social problems and issues for the coach, organizer, teacher or student of sport.

Drawing upon perspectives from social science, it examines change and development of modern sport, both nationally and internationally, enabling students and practitioners to address those problems and issues which threaten the integrity of sport.

Frank Kew is the course tutor for the B.A. in Leisure, Recreation and Community at Bradford and Ilkley College and has been an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds.

Audience: Undergraduate courses in sports studies, sports science, physical education and leisure and recreation studies; Further and higher education courses will also find this relevant for sports coaches and leisure and recreation professionals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136364402
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/3/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Frank Kew is the course tutor for the B.A. in Leisure, Recreation and Community at Bradford and Ilkley College and has been an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds.
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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Pt. 1 Sport as Social Practice and Social Institution 1
1 Sport: inside out 5
2 Sports: change and development 15
3 Sports in the marketplace 32
4 The corruption of sports practice 56
Pt. 2 Sport and Structural Inequality 83
5 Sport, racism and ethnicity 87
6 Sport, ability and disability 108
7 Sport and gender 124
8 Sport and social class 143
References 161
Further reading 173
Index 177
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