The sociology of sport: an introduction

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Prentice Hall, 1993 - Social Science - 214 pages
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The authors of this volume want readers to become aware of the influence of sport participation and sport spectating upon themselves, their friends, relatives, and children. The text is very easy to understand and full of anecdotes. For sociologists and all those interested in the sociological implications of sports and sports participation.

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Contents

What Is Sport?
3
Summary
9
Agencies of Sport Socialization
15
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Stephen Schwartz, and author and journalist, has reported on religious affairs in the Balkans and other areas around the world for many years. He was on the staff of the San Francisco Chronicle, worked as a reporter for the Weekly Forward, and is currently a news writer at Voice of America. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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