Not Just a Game: Essays in Canadian Sport Sociology

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Jean Harvey, Hart Cantelon
University of Ottawa Press, 1988 - Sports & Recreation - 323 pages
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Organized sport as we know it is not an expression of social consensus or of continuing progess toward a better world, nor is it a homogenous, cohesive entity. This book invites us to consider the hidden face of Canadian sport.

 

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Contents

General Introduction
1
The Historical Determinants of Contemporary Sport
5
The Organizational Structure of Sport
89
The Ideology of Sport
173
The Social Determinants of Sports Participation
243
Selected Bibliography
309
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