Sociology of Sport (SAGE Library of Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure)

Sociology of Sport (SAGE Library of Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure)

By: Richard Giulianotti (editor)Hardback

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With no competing works in the field, this seminal reference text focuses on what has become a large subdiscipline within the fields of sociology and sport studies. The timely and comprehensive collection draws upon anthropology, cultural studies, education, history, human geography, media studies, political science and social policy to capture the theoretical, substantive and transnational diversity of the sociology of sport. A mixture of classic papers and contemporary issues and debates, this major work examines the range of theoretical standpoints that have been used to explain sport; social conflicts and divisions within the field; cultural identities and social sites; and, the diverse influence of globalization processes upon sport. Volume One: Core Theories and Perspectives on Sport Volume Two: Social Divisions and Conflicts in Sport Volume Three: Social Identities and Sites of Sport Volume Four: Sport and Globalization

About Author

Richard Giulianotti is Professor in the School of Applied Social Sciences at Durham University. His research interests are in sport, globalization, crime and deviance, popular culture, qualitative research methods and social theory. He has published several books on various aspects of sport, particularly its international dimensions.


VOLUME 1: CORE THEORIES AND PERSPECTIVES ON SPORT The Structure and Classification of Games - R. Caillois The Interdependence of Sport and Culture - G. Luschen The Autonomy of Modern Sport: Dangerous and Endangered - U. Schimank Sport as Ritual: Interpretations from Durkheim to Goffman - S. Birrell Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight - C. Geertz Identity Reinforcement in Sport: Revisiting the Symbolic Interactionist Legacy - O. Weiss From Ritual to Record - A. Guttmann Sport: A Prison of Measured Time - J-M. Brohm Sport and Cultural Reification - J. Alt Sport Without Guarantees: Toward a Cultural Studies That Matters - D.L. Andrews and M.D. Giardina Social Criticism as Moral Criticism: A Habermasian Take on Sports - W.J. Morgan Sport and Social Class - P. Bourdieu An Essay on Sport and Violence' in The Quest for Excitement: Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process - N. Elias Gender on the Sports Agenda - J. Hargreaves The Myth of Black Sports Supremacy - G.A. Sailes The Postmodern Ballpark as a Leisure Setting: Enchantment and Simulated De-McDonaldization - G. Ritzer and T. Stillman The Technologies of the Self: Sport, Feminism and Foucault - P. Markula The Mirror of Terrorism - J. Baudrillard VOLUME 2: SOCIAL DIVISIONS AND CONFLICTS IN SPORT Social Class, Young People, Sport and Physical Education - K. Roberts, K. Green and A. Smith The Paradox of Social Class and Sports Involvement: The Roles of Cultural and Economic Capital - T.C. Wilson The "New" Corporate Habitus in Adventure Racing - J. Kay and S. Laberge Women in Sport: Gender Relations and Future Perspectives - G. Pfister Multiple Bodies: Sportswomen, Soccer and Sexuality - B. Cox and S. Thompson Culture, Gender Roles and Sport: The Case of Korean Players on the LPGA Tour - E.H. Shin and E.A. Nam An Iron Man: The Body and Some Contradictions of Hegemonic Masculinity - R.W. Connell Social Justice and Mens Interests: The Case of Title IX - M.A. Messner and N.M. Solomon Openly Gay Athletes: Contesting Hegemonic Masculinity in a Homophobic Environment - E. Anderson From Straight to Gaie? Quebec Sportswomens Discursive Constructions of Sexuality and Destabilization of the Linear Coming Out Process - B. Ravel and G. Raile On the Moral Economy of Racism and Racist Rationalizations in Sport - J.A. Long and M.J. McNamee A Theory of the Preferred Worker: A Structural Explanation for Black Male Dominance in Basketball - S.N. Brooks and M.A. McKail Islam's View on Physical Activity and Sport: Egyptian Women Interpreting Islam - K. Walseth and K. Fasting The Nonsense of Native American Sport Imagery: Reclaiming a Past that Never Was - M.A. Robidoux Whores, Slaves and Stallions: Languages of Exploitation and Accommodation among Boxers - L.J.D. Wacquant Men, Spinal Cord Injury, Memories and the Narrative Performance of Pain - A.C. Sparkes and B. Smith Adding Insult to Injury: Workplace Injury in English Professional Football - M.J. Roderick Coaches, Sexual Harassment and Education - K. Fasting and C. Brackenridge Reservoir Dogs: Greyhound Racing, Mimesis and Sports-Related Violence - M. Atkinson and K. Young VOLUME 3: SOCIAL IDENTITIES AND SITES OF SPORT In the Gym: Motives, Meaning and Moral Careers - N. Crossley Situated Learning in an Australian Surf Club - R. Light Sport and Social Capital - O. Seippel Sense and Sensibility at the Ball Park: What Japanese Fans Make of Professional Baseball - W.W. Kelly False Leeds: The Construction of Hooligan Confrontations - G. Armstrong Supporters, Followers, Fans and Flaneurs: A Taxonomy of Spectator Identities in Football - R. Giulianotti The Body as Culture: The Case of the Sumo Wrestler - S.H. Whang Playing Football and Dancing Tango: Embodying Argentina in Movement, Style and Identity - E. Archetti Traversing the Matrix: Cyborg Athletes, Technology, and the Environment - T.M. Butryn and M.A. Masucci Civil Rights, Doping Control and the World Anti-doping Code - B. Houlihan Negotiating Identities Through Disability Sport - H. Chin-Ju and I. Brittain Edgework: A Social Psychological Analysis of Voluntary Risk Taking - S. Lyng Living on the Edge: The Appeal of Risk Sports for the Professional Middle Class - R. Fletcher Sensing the Stadium - C. Gaffney and J. Bale On the Waterfront: Retrospectives on the Relationship Between Sport and Communities - J.M. Smith and A.G. Ingham Sport and Economic Regeneration in Cities - C. Gratton, S. Shibli and R. Coleman Culture, Sport and the Night-Time Economy - D. Rowe David Beckham and the Changing (Re)Presentations of English Identity - J. Harris and B. Clayton Cathy Freeman: The Quest for Australian Identity - C. Hallinan and T. Bruce Mapping the Mythical: A Geopolitics of National Sporting Stereotypes - H O'Donnell Fantasy Football Hooliganism in Popular Media - E. Poulton VOLUME 4: SPORT AND GLOBALIZATION Cross-National Cultural Diffusion: The Global Spread of Cricket - J. Kaufman and O. Patterson Playing with Modernity: The Decolonization of Indian Cricket - A. Appadurai Transformations in National Identity through Football in Brazil: Lessons from Two Historical Defeats - J.S. Leite Lopes How to Influence National Pride? The Olympic Medal Index as a Unifying Narrative - I. Van Hilvoorde, A. Elling and R. Stokvis Sport, Tribes and Technology: The New Zealand All Blacks' Haka and the Politics of Identity - S.J. Jackson and B. Hokuwhitu The Whole World Isn't Watching (But We Thought They Were): The Superbowl and United States Solipsism - C.R. Martin and J.L. Reeves A Brief Overview of the Olympic System - J-L. Chappelet and B. Kubler-Mabbott Power and Resistance in the Governance of World Football: Theorizing FIFAs Transnational Impact - J. Sugden and A. Tomlinson Globetrotters and Local Heroes? Labour Migration, Basketball, and Local Identities - M. Falcous and J.A. Maguire Have Skates, Will Travel: Canada, International Hockey, and the Changing Hockey Labour Market - H. Cantelon Globalization, Naturalization and Identity: The Case of Borderless Elite Athletes in Japan - N. Chiba, O. Ebihara and S. Morino The Glocalization of US Sports in South Korea - Y. Cho The Globalization of Football: A Study in the Globalization of the "Serious Life" - R. Giulianotti and R. Robertson Policy Transfer and Learning from the West: Elite Basketball Development in the Peoples Republic of China - B. Houlihan, T-C. Tan and M. Green Human Rights in Sports - B. Kidd and P. Donnelly Power, Politics and "Sport for Development and Peace": Investigating the Utility of Sport for International Development - S. Darnell Alterglobalization, Global Social Movements, and the Possibility of Political Transformation through Sport - J. Harvey, J.D. Horne and P. Safai Mega-Events and Modernity Revisited: Globalization and the Case of the Olympics - M. Roche Scripting the Nation: Sport, Mega-Events, Foreign Policy and State-Building in Post-Apartheid South Africa - S. Cornelissen Making the World Safe for Global Capital: the Sydney 2000 Olympics and beyond - H.J. Lenskyj

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  • ISBN13: 9780857029195
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1664
  • ID: 9780857029195
  • weight: 3020
  • ISBN10: 0857029193

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