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Sport Matters: Sociological Studies of Sport, Violence and Civilisation

Eric Dunning Taylor & Francis, Jan 4, 2002 - Social Science - 296 pages 0 Reviews

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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Title Sport Matters: Sociological Studies of Sport, Violence and Civilisation Author Eric Dunning Edition illustrated, reprint Publisher Taylor & Francis, 2002 ISBN 0203025296, 9780203025291 Length 296 pages Subjects Social Science  › Sociology  › General

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