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Psychology Press

English - 306 pages - ISBN-10: 0415064139 - ISBN-13: 9780415064132

5/5 by 68 votes


1999 North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Book Award Sport Matters offers a comprehensive introduction to the study of modern sport from a sociological perspective. It covers such topics as the history of sport, the development of ideas of 'fair play', sport and the emotions, the professionalization of sport, race-relations and sport and sport and gender.Unique in its cross-cultural analysis, it uses examples from around the globe, including sports spectator violence in North America, the growth of international soccer and the role of sport in the European identity.

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Ivan Simpson

Could not let the book down Sure not a literary master piece, but as one of the reviewers stated, it will keep you turning the pages.

Ethan Ivan

Liked it very much

Demotte Cunningham

Incredible This book took over my life and I could not put it down.

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