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Sociology of sport : theory and practice

Author: Robyn L Jones; Kathleen M Armour
Publisher: Harlow, Essex, England : Longman, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written for undergraduates and HND (C) students studying sports studies, sports science, leisure studies and sport & recreation, this text covers the entire subject in one volume and is based around UK and European cases and examples.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robyn L Jones; Kathleen M Armour
ISBN: 0582419123 9780582419124
OCLC Number: 46486583
Description: xvii, 230 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The practical heart within : The value of a sociology of sport / Kathleen M. Armour and Robyn L. Jones --
Illness, premature career-termination, and the loss of self : A biographical studey of an elite athlete / Andrew C. Sparkes --
Toward a sociology of coaching / Robyn L. Jones --
Managing voluntary sports organizations : A critique of popular trends / Trevor Slack --
Physical education ... In what and whose interests? / Dawn Penney --
'We're all middle class now' : Sport and social class in contemporary Britain / Kathleen M. Armour --
Sport, nationalisms and their futures / Irene A. Reid and Grant Jarvie --
From athleticism to commercialism : Engaging with the future / Alan Tomlinson --
From theory to application in the sociology of sport / Andrew Yiannakis --
Discrimination : What do we know, and what can we do about it? / Juan-Miguel Fernández-Balboa --
Issues of equity and understanding in sport and physical education : A North American perspective / Paul G. Schempp and Kimberly L. Oliver --
Knowing ourselves through the 'Other' : Indigenous peoples in sport in Canada / Victoria Paraschak --
Youth sport in Canada : Problems and resolutions / Peter Donnelly --
Authentic sociology in secondary school physical education / Doune Macdonald, Greg Naughtin and Naree Wittwer --
A task-based approach to critical pedagogy in sport and physical education / David Kirk.
Responsibility: edited by Robyn L. Jones & Kathleen M. Armour.

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