The Sociology of Sport and Physical Education
By (author) Anthony Laker
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Sociology of Sport and Physical Education by Anthony Laker
Book DescriptionThis text, intended for undergraduates on various education and sport related degree courses, covers the key, current issues in the field of sociology of sport and physical education. The first section of the text covers the importance of sport in culture, its theoretical background, and methodological issues in research. The main body of the text then discusses issues including the sporting body, participation and socialisation into sport, the hidden curriculum, critical pedagogy, and sport and the media. Laker discusses in depth gender, race and ethnicity, class, and equality, and he looks at sport and the media, and the involvement of politics. The chapters are each rounded off with challenging 'reflection' questions, activities and tasks for the reader to fulfill.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415235945
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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