A Companion to Sport, Hardback Book

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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

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 628 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Cultural studies
  • ISBN: 9781405191609

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