Written by experienced academics used to teaching the subject this book will help students and researchers find their way within the diverse field of sport studies. Clear, well researched entries explain the key concepts in the debates surrounding the social significance and social dynamics of sport. Each entry provides:
* Clear Definitions
* Relevant Examples
* Up-to-date Suggestions for Further Reading
* Informative Cross-Referencing
Valuable in its parts and indispensable as a whole this book will provide a stimulating, practical guide to the relationship between sport and society.
Stephen Wagg is Professor of Sport and Society at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Carlton Brick lectures in the School of Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland in Paisley.
Belinda Wheaton is a Senior Research Fellow in the Chelsea School, University of Brighton.
Jayne Caudwell is a Senior Lecturer in the Chelsea School, University of Brighton.