Social Sciences in Sport

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Human Kinetics, Jan 2, 2014 - Education - 400 pages
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Social Sciences in Sport presents discipline-specific knowledge in the social sciences, which aids in understanding the problems and potential of contemporary sport practices and experiences. This interdisciplinary reference provides in-depth coverage of sport studies and 14 social sciences, drawing connections across these disciplines to illuminate key issues and illustrate possibilities for change. 

 

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Contributors
Acknowledgments
IdentityDefinitions Development and the Individual
Main Theoretical Perspectives
Critical Findings Key Debates
Community Place Space Image and the Social
Looking Outward
Sociology of Sport
International Relations andSport
Core Conceptsand MainTheoretical Perspectives
Philosophy ofSport Sigmund LolandPhDand Michael McNamee
Part
Ramón Spaaij
Sportand Management Studies
Psychology of Sport
Key Debates

Historical Development and Core Concepts Main Theoretical Perspectives
Geography of Sport
ChristopherGaffney PhD Historical Trajectoryofthe Geographyof Core Concepts Sport
Capital Wealth Power and Resources
Political Science andSport Jonathan Grix
Summary
Sport and Education
Critical Findings
Summary
Epilogue
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