Sport and Modern Social Theorists
Edited by Richard Giulianotti
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Sport and Modern Social Theorists by Richard Giulianotti
Book DescriptionSport and Modern Social Theorists is an innovative and exciting new collection. The chapters are written by leading social analysts of sport from across the world, and examine the contributions of major social theorists towards our critical understanding of modern sport. Social theorists under critical examination include Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Adorno, Gramsci, Habermas, Merton, C.Wright Mills, Goffman, Giddens, Elias, Bourdieu and Foucault. This book will appeal to students and scholars of sport studies, cultural studies, modern social theory, and to social scientists generally.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333800799
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 19-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Richard Giulianotti
Sport: A Critical Sociology, Hardback (October 2015)
In this new edition of his acclaimed book, Richard Giulianotti provides a critical sociological interpretation of modern sport. As global festivals such as the Olympic Games and football s World Cup demonstrate, sport s social, political, economic and cultural significance is becoming ever more apparent across the world.
Sociology of Sport, Hardback (August 2011)» View all books by Richard Giulianotti
With no other reference work like this in the field, this seminal collection focuses on this large subdiscipline within the fields of sociology and sport studies. It includes both classic and contemporary papers drawn from a range of subjects across the social sciences.
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Author Biography - Richard Giulianotti
DAVID L. ANDREWS is Associate Professor, Sport Commerce and Culture Project, Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland - College Park, USA SUSAN BIRRELL is Professor and Chair of the Department of Health and Sport Studies, University of Iowa, USA DOUGLAS BOOTH is Professor of Sport and Leisure Studies, University of Waikato, New Zealand C.L.COLE is Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, Kinesiology, Criticism and Interpretive Theory, Afro-American Studies, and Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA PETER DONNELLY is Director of the Centre for Sport Policy Studies, and Professor, Faculty of Phyiscal Education and Health, University of Toronto, Canada MICHAEL D. GIARDINA is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Kinesiology and The Program for Cultural Studies and Interpretive Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA JENNIFER HARGREAVES is Professor of Sport Sociology, Department of Sport Sciences, Brunel University, London, UK JOHN HORNE Lectures in Sociology of Sport at the University of Edinburgh, UK ALAN G. INGHAM is Senior Professor of Sport Studies and Assistant Chair, Department of Physical Education, Health and Sport Studies, Miami University, USA DAVID INGLIS is Lecturer in Sociology, University of Aberdeen, UK DAVID JARY is Visiting Professor, Learning and Teaching Support Network Subject Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics, University of Birmingham, UK JOHN LOY is Adjunct Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Rhode Island, USA WILLIAM J. MORGAN is Professor of Cultural and Sport Studies, Ohio State University, USA DAVID ROWE is Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences and Director of the Cultural Industries and Practices Research Centre, University of Newcastle, Australia BRIAN STODDART is Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia ALAN TOMLINSON is Professor of Sport and Leisure Studies, University of Brighton Chelsea School Research Centre, UK
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