Sport Matters by Eric Dunning
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Sport Matters
By Eric Dunning

Sport Matters

Sociological Studies of Sport, Violence and Civilisation

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Sport Matters by Eric Dunning

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1999 North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Book Award Sport Matters offers a comprehensive introduction to the study of modern sport from a sociological perspective. It covers such topics as the history of sport, the development of ideas of 'fair play', sport and the emotions, the professionalization of sport, race-relations and sport and sport and gender. Unique in its cross-cultural analysis, it uses examples from around the globe, including sports spectator violence in North America, the growth of international soccer and the role of sport in the European identity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415064132
ISBN-10: 0415064139
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Pages: 294
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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