Sport and Society: A Student Introduction gives students an understanding of the cultural and political issues which are complicating the modern sports industry.
What does this book cover?
This updated 3rd edition of Sport and Society: A Student Introduction examines the complex global issues which are impacting the world of sports. This highly multidisciplinary work will be particularly useful to students making a social study of the sports industry, as well as to aspiring athletes and sports scientists.
Sport and Society: A Student Introduction addresses important theories and trends, such as:
About the Author
Dominic Malcolm teaches at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, where he serves as a Senior Lecturer in the Sociology of Sport. Professor Barrie Houlihan teaches at Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, where he specialises in Sports Policy. He has more then 50 journal articles and 20 other books to his name.
Sport and Society: A Student Introduction is an authoritative and approachable work explaining important trends in the industry.