Figurational Studies of the Development of Modern Sports
Sports Histories draws on figurational sociology to provide a fresh approach to analysing the development of modern sport. The book brings together ten case studies from a wide range of sports, including mainstream sports such as soccer, rugby, baseball, boxing and cricket, to other sports that...
Published July 10th 2006 by Routledge
A Sociological Study of the Development of Rugby Football, 2nd Edition
Series: Sport in the Global Society
First published in 1979, this classic study of the development of rugby from folk game to its modern Union and League forms has become a seminal text in sport history. In a new epilogue the authors provide sociological analysis of the major developments in international ruby that have taken place...
Published December 19th 2004 by Routledge
Critical Concepts in Sociology
Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology
Recent years have seen a rapid growth in the field of sports studies. This collection provides an invaluable resource for this burgeoning field, offering a selection of classic works and more recent, groundbreaking journal articles on the sociology of sport.Key features of this collection are:*...
Published June 25th 2003 by Routledge
Sociological Studies of Sport, Violence and Civilisation
1999 North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Book Award Sport Matters offers a comprehensive introduction to the study of modern sport from a sociological perspective. It covers such topics as the history of sport, the development of ideas of 'fair play', sport and the emotions,...
Published April 21st 1999 by Routledge
Spectator Violence and Development in the Football World
Published May 23rd 1990 by Routledge