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Sport and modern social theorists

Sport and modern social theorists

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports -- Sociological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Richard Giulianotti
    ContributionsGiulianotti, Richard, 1966-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV706.5 .S69424 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17137180M
    ISBN 100333800788, 0333800796
    LC Control Number2004050021

    Sport and Modern Social Theorists. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN OCLC Guttmann, Allen (). From Ritual to Record: The Nature of Modern Sports (Updated with a new afterword ed.). New York, NY: Columbia University Press. ISBN OCLC Guttmann, Allen ().   The rules of sport and their administration are in modern sport in the hands of a bureaucratic apparatus, a form of organization almost unknown in early or primitive societies. In ancient Greece, however, there was some intimation of the modern. The Athenians elected officials, or selected them by lot; and each gymnasium had its overseer.

      Social Theory Today book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Social theory has undergone dramatic changes over the past fifteen yea /5(20).   Social Issues in Sport, Third Edition, explores common questions and issues about sport and its relation to society through various sociological and cultural Ronald Woods draws on a lifetime in sport as a participant, observer, fan, teacher, coach, administrator, and critic to explore historical perspectives and complex relationships that have emerged between sport and our modern.

    Alternative to functionalist social theory attempts to explain social inequalities that inevitably produces tensions between groups C. Wright Mills (): Conflict theory Posited that America in the s was governed by "power elite" that strove to protect its . often found in the works of contemporary social scientists. The book is quite unique among works on social theory because of the enormous amount of factual and quantitative data assembled as the test of theories that various writers have expounded, and which so often are content to rest their validity on distinctions of a purely verbal sort.


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About the Author. DAVID L. ANDREWS is Associate Professor, Sport Commerce and Culture Project, Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland - College Park, USA SUSAN BIRRELL is Professor and Chair of the Department of Health and Sport Studies, University of Iowa, USA DOUGLAS BOOTH is Professor of Sport and Leisure Studies, University of Waikato, /5(5).

About this book Sport and Modern Social Theorists is an innovative and exciting new collection. The chapters are written by leading social analysts of sport from across the world, and examine the contributions of major social theorists towards our critical understanding of modern : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

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Modernity, Modern Social Theory, and the Postmodern Critique* By Robert Antonio and Douglas Kellner Over a century ago, Nietzsche (, ) berated the modern scientist's narrow "factualism" and "renunciation of all interpretation," and a few decades later Weber (, ) declared the age of the generalist to be Size: 95KB.sport is more than a reflection of a society, it is an arena to create change from social norms, which theory agrees with this critical.

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