Social Issues in Sport

  • Mike┬áSleap

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 207-214

About this book

Introduction

Social Issues in Sport introduces students to a sociological study of sport and is the first book to draw mainly from British sources for its material. It aims to describe the nature and extent of sporting issues prevalent in society, to analyse research studies in sport and offer explanations for sporting behaviour. Topics covered include: participation patterns in sport, health, women, social class, race, drug abuse, football hooliganism and commercialism.

Keywords

Nation nature participation sociology Sport

Authors and affiliations

  • Mike┬áSleap
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HullUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230375734
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1998
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-40141-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-37573-4
  • About this book