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Sport and social mobility : crossing boundaries

Author: R F J Spaaij
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge research in sport, culture and society, 8.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can sport serve as a vehicle for social mobility of disadvantaged social groups? How and to what extent are different forms of social capital created through sport participation? Ramón Spaaij takes up these questions through a critical examination of the ways in which sport facilitates or inhibits upward social mobility.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spaaij, R.F.J. (Ramon F.J.).
Sport and social mobility.
New York : Routledge, 2011
(DLC) 2010050804
(OCoLC)617637750
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R F J Spaaij
ISBN: 9780203813775 0203813774
OCLC Number: 712037613
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 207 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Book Cover --
Title --
Figures --
Tables --
Introduction --
1. Sport and Social Mobility: Untangling the Relationship --
2. Social and Organizational Contexts of Sport --
3. Political and Educational Contexts of Sport --
4. Crossing/Creating Boundaries --
5. Scaling Up? Sport and Linking Social Capital --
6. Sport and Cultural Capital: Opportunities and Constraints --
7. Social Mobility and Economic Life --
8. Sport and Social Outcomes: Contradictory Tendencies --
Notes. Machine generated contents note: 1. Sport and Social Mobility: Untangling the Relationship --
2. Social and Organizational Contexts of Sport --
3. Political and Educational Contexts of Sport --
4. Crossing/Creating Boundaries --
5. Scaling Up? Sport and Linking Social Capital --
6. Sport and Cultural Capital: Opportunities and Constraints --
7. Social Mobility and Economic Life --
8. Sport and Social Outcomes: Contradictory Tendencies.
Series Title: Routledge research in sport, culture and society, 8.
Responsibility: Ramón Spaaij.

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Can sport serve as a vehicle for social mobility of disadvantaged social groups? How and to what extent are different forms of social capital created through sport participation? Ramón Spaaij takes up these questions through a critical examination of the ways in which sport facilitates or inhibits upward social mobility.

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