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Sport matters [electronic resource] : sociological studies of sport, violence, and civilization / Eric Dunning.

By: Dunning, Eric.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999Description: 1 online resource (ix, 281 p.).ISBN: 020315956X (electronic bk.); 9780203159569 (electronic bk.); 0203025296 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780203025291 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9781134870141 (electronic bk.); 1134870140 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sports -- Sociological aspects | Sports -- Cross-cultural studies | Violence in sports | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Sociology of Sports | Electronic books | Sports -- Aspect sociologique | Sports -- �Etudes transculturelles | Violence dans les sports | Sport | Sociale aspecten | Vandalisme | Supporters | Geweld | Sport | Kulturvergleich | Sportsoziologie | GewaltGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sport matters.DDC classification: 306.4/83 Other classification: 76.11 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
On problems of the emotions in sport and leisure -- Sport in the Western civilizing process -- Sport in space and time : trajectories of state formation and the early development of modern sport -- The development of soccer as a world game -- The dynamics of sports consumption -- Soccer hooliganism as a world social problem -- Sports crowd violence in North America -- Sport in the process of racial stratification : the case of the USA -- Sport, gender and civilization.
Summary: Offers a comprehensive introduction to the study of modern sport from a sociological perspective. It covers areas such as sport and the emotions, the commercialisation and professionalisation of sport and sport and gender.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-269) and index.

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On problems of the emotions in sport and leisure -- Sport in the Western civilizing process -- Sport in space and time : trajectories of state formation and the early development of modern sport -- The development of soccer as a world game -- The dynamics of sports consumption -- Soccer hooliganism as a world social problem -- Sports crowd violence in North America -- Sport in the process of racial stratification : the case of the USA -- Sport, gender and civilization.

Offers a comprehensive introduction to the study of modern sport from a sociological perspective. It covers areas such as sport and the emotions, the commercialisation and professionalisation of sport and sport and gender.

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