A Companion to Sport

Original Publish Date: Jun 21, 2013
Product Number: EB00147102
Released: Dec 23, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118325285
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Sport brings together writing by leading sports theorists and social and cultural thinkers, to explore sport as a central element of contemporary culture. -Positions sport as a crucial subject for critical analysis, as one of the most significant forms of popular culture -Includes both well-known social and cultural theorists whose work lends itself to an interrogation of sport, and leading theorists of sport itself -Offers a comprehensive examination of sport as a social and cultural practice and institution -Explores sport in relation to modernity, postcolonial theory, gender, violence, race, disability and politics