Fundamentals of Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity prepares you for advanced study or practice in the field.
Explore the historical perspectives and complex relationships that have emerged between sport and modern society
Referees are used to negative comments but in this case the criticism was framed by a version of masculinity which targets women as inherently incapable of understanding the rules of sport, especially football.
This book investigates the concept of leisure, including the various ways in which it has been defined and described, the benefits associated with it, the scope of the leisure industry field and the basis for studying leisure as a social science.
Sports figures, events and organisations affect our society in vast, varied and sometimes, unexpected ways. Sport and Public Policy: Social, Political, and Economic Perspectives is the only text that tackles some of the most compelling connections between the sports world and public policy decisions from a broad interdisciplinary perspective. Topics covered include economics, history, urban planning, not-for profit administration, public health, communications, political science and philosophy. With contributions from a wide range of scholarly disciplines, this contemporary resource enhances traditional conversation and gives readers a fresh outlook on economic and political issues in sport. Price: £48.95 I €53.80 Read more
This book will deepen the common understanding of each prominent area of sport science and strengthen the field as a whole. Readers will gain a clear view of the history and current status of each sub-discipline in exercise science, and they will receive essential information to expand their study of the field and explore their potential contributions to its development and success.
Sociology of Sport and Social Theory addresses a range of academic and general topics and provides readers with the opportunity to consider these issues in light of traditional and contemporary sociological theories.