Sport, Leisure and Social Relations (RLE Sports Studies)

Sport, Leisure and Social Relations (RLE Sports Studies)

by John Horne
     
 

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When this book was first published the study of sport had been largely neglected by sociologists. The contributions to this volume bring the sports field, the leisure centre and everyday leisure activities to a more central position within the sociological enterprise. Whether amateur or professional, sport contributes to wider relations of power, privilege and

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When this book was first published the study of sport had been largely neglected by sociologists. The contributions to this volume bring the sports field, the leisure centre and everyday leisure activities to a more central position within the sociological enterprise. Whether amateur or professional, sport contributes to wider relations of power, privilege and domination and this debate represents an important phase in the sociology of sport and leisure.

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ISBN-13:
9781138777552
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2014
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Sports Studies Series
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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