Planet Sport ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Kath Woodward

Planet Sport

Routledge
Publication date: August 2012
ISBN: 9781136646584
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$19.95
Our price:
$16.99

You save: $2.96 (15%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
Sport generates some of the most intense feelings and levels of commitment. It is big business globally, but also the source of the most powerful personal identifications and individual and collective pleasures. Sporting events are routine and embodied, whether in the gym, on the field or at the training ground, and they are also spectacular, for example in mega events at the stadium or, for followers at a distance, through the media of television, radio and the Internet. Large numbers of people are caught up in personal and collective investment and public engagement with sport. Why does it matter so much? In this book, Woodward demonstrates why sport matters and how, arguing that we should take sport seriously, and explore what is social about it. Sport is not just another domain to which social theories can be applied; it is also distinctive and generates new ways of thinking about social issues and debates. Sport is affected by the global economy and social, political and cultural processes - but it also shapes the wider social terrain of which it is part. Sport reproduces inequalities as well as offering opportunities. It is not always a level playing field. Sport is more than play. Planet Sport is an engaging and concise introduction to some of the big issues in contemporary debates about sport in globalised societies, and will appeal to students, academics and general readers alike.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Planet Sport ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
422 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Planet Sport ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Kath Woodward
Routledge, August 2012
ISBN: 9781136646584
EAN:  9781136646584
ePub (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $19.95 eBook price: $16.99
Planet Sport PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Kath Woodward
Routledge, August 2012
ISBN: 9781136646591
EAN:  9781136646591
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $19.95 eBook price: $16.99
Other books by Kath Woodward
Globalizing Boxing PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Kath Woodward
Globalizing Boxing
Kath Woodward
Bloomsbury Academic, February 2014
ISBN: 9781849668101
Format: PDF, ePub
List Price: $77.99 Our price: $73.99
Social Sciences: The Big Issues PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Kath Woodward
Social Sciences: The Big Issues
Kath Woodward
Routledge, August 2009
ISBN: 9780415466615
Format: PDF
List Price: $43.95 Our price: $40.99
Social Sciences PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Kath Woodward
Social Sciences
Kath Woodward
Routledge, June 2003
ISBN: 9780415300803
Format: PDF
List Price: $35.95 Our price: $33.99
Recently Viewed Products