Sport, Time and Society (RLE Sports Studies): The British at Play

1st Edition

Dennis Brailsford

Routledge
Published December 1, 2015
Reference - 188 Pages
ISBN 9781138996441 - CAT# Y210823
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Sports Studies

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Summary

This volume traces the rise and transformation of organized sport and its impact on social patterns and gender roles. Stressing the essential continuity of the sporting experience, the author shows the changing tempo of sport through the ages and explores the broader effects of the time element on the nature and style of sporting activities. The book covers current issues such as soccer hooliganism , government intervention in sport, and the influence of television on sport.

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