Sociological Perspectives on Sport: The Games Outside the Games

1st Edition

David Karen, Robert E. Washington

Routledge
Published March 10, 2015
Textbook - 634 Pages - 14 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415718417 - CAT# Y156246
Series: Sociology Re-Wired

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Sociological Perspectives on Sport: The Games Outside the Games seeks not only to inform students about the sports world but also to offer them analytical skills and the application of theoretical perspectives that deepen their awareness and understanding of social processes linking sports to the larger social world. With six original framing essays linking sport to a variety of topics, including race, class, gender, media, politics, deviance, and globalization, and 37 reprinted articles, this text/reader sets a new standard for excellence in teaching sports and society.

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