Sports in Society : Issues and Controversies
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Limited, Oct 15, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 576 pages
A new, Canadian edition of a market-leading text!Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies, First Canadian Editionis the definitive text for the sociology of sport course. The textís global, issues-oriented approach to the study of sports in Canadian society promotes discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students to develop critical thinking skills.
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