Sport in Society: Issues and Controversies
SPORT IN SOCIETY is the definitive text for the sport sociology course. Taking a global, issues-oriented approach to study the role of sport in society, this text encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students develop critical thinking skills.
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THE SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT
PART H THE EMERGENCE OF CONTEMPORARY SPORT
SPORT AND THE ECONOMY
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