Sociological Perspective of Sport

ISBN-10: 0205275060
ISBN-13: 9780205275069
Authors: Wilbert Marcellus Leonard
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This book is based on three central themes: 1) Sport is a social institution worthy of sociological examination like the more traditional institutions of marriage/family, politics, economy, religion, law, health/medicine, science, and education; 2) Sport is a microcosm of the larger society as it reflects and reinforces the dominant ideology; 3) There are numerous institutional connections between sport and other societal institutions which make it impossible for changes in one sphere not to reverberate throughout all spheres. The author has organized coverage of the sociology of sport around pivotal sociological concepts-culture, social organization, socialization, deviance, small groups,…    
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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company Number of pages: 450 Dimensions: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 1.430 lbs. Language: English