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Power games : a critical sociology of sport

Author: John Peter Sugden; Alan Tomlinson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this important agenda-setting book, leading sport scholars draw upon the disciplines of politics, sociology, history and philosophy to provide a critical analysis of power relations in the world  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Peter Sugden; Alan Tomlinson
ISBN: 0415251001 9780415251006 041525101X 9780415251013
OCLC Number: 50291216
Description: xi, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Theory and method for a critical sociology of sport / John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson --
Globalisation theory, global sport, and nations and nationalism / John Hargreaves --
Theorising spectacle: beyond Debord / Alan Tomlinson --
Network football / John Sugden --
Leading with the left: boxing, incarnation and Sartre's progressive-regressive method / Leon Culbertson --
Critical social research and political intervention: moralistic versus radical approaches / Ian McDonald --
'It's not a game': the place of philosophy in a study of sport / Graham McFee --
Sport, power and the state in Weimar Germany / Udo Merkel --
Contest, conflict and resistance in south Africa's sport policies / Marc Keech --
Sport, sectarianism and society in a divided Ireland revisited / Alan Bairner --
The sports star in the media: the gendered construction and youthful consumption of sports personalities / Gill Lines --
Shifting balances of power in the new football economy / Jon Magee --
Babes on the beach, women in the surf: researching gender, power and difference in the windsurfing culture / Belinda Wheaton --
Sport, masculinity and black cultural resistance / Ben Carrington.
Responsibility: edited by John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson.
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