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Sport and Social Identities free pdf Written by established and acclaimed authors in the field of sports sociology, this book combines fascinating empirical studies and theoretical debates to examine sports identity in society today. This title was written by leading scholars in the field. It examines key issues, including race, disability and gender. It is the burgeoning area of study throughout sociology. Playing and watching sport can teach us a great deal about wider social issues. This book looks at how identities are constructed and reinforced in sport, exploring notions of race, class, sexuality and nationalism. With contributions from international experts, this book is key reading for students of sociology and sports studies.

About John Harris

JOHN HARRIS is an Associate Professor in Sport Administration within the School of Exercise, Leisure and Sport at Kent State University, USA. ANDREW PARKER is Professor of Sport and Christian Outreach in the Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care at the University of Gloucestershire, UK.

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Author : John Harris
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 19 June 2009
ISBN : 0230535283
EAN : 9780230535282
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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