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  1. Understanding Sport

    A socio-cultural analysis

    By John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel, Kath Woodward

    Series: CRESC

    In the decade or more since publication of the first edition of Understanding Sport, both sport and wider global society have undergone profound change. In this fully updated, revised and expanded edition of their classic textbook, John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel and Kath Woodward offer a...

    Published July 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Sport

    A Socio-Cultural Analysis

    By John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel, Kath Woodward

    What is the significance of sport in contemporary society? To what extent can sport be seen as an agent of socio-cultural change? In the decade or more since publication of the first edition of Understanding Sport, both sport and wider global society have experienced profound change. In this...

    Published July 31st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Understanding the Olympics

    By John Horne, Garry Whannel

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the greatest sporting event on earth, with television audiences measured in billions of viewers. By what process did the Olympics evolve into this multi-national phenomenon? How can an understanding of the Olympic Games help us to better understand international...

    Published July 4th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Culture, Politics and Sport

    Blowing the Whistle, Revisited

    By Garry Whannel

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

    'Whannel is a foundational figure in the study of sports and the media. …For 20 years his writing has set a high standard …and it remains an inspiration to many' - Toby Miller, Professor of Cultural Studies, New York University, USA Garry Whannel’s text Blowing the Whistle: The Politics of Sport&...

    Published January 13th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Sport

    An Introduction to the Sociological and Cultural Analysis of Sport

    By John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel

    Bringing a cultural and social dimension to the study of sport, this introductory guide will help students understand the context of sport and the place it has in the lives of individuals as well as in modern British society as a whole. Theoretically rigorous yet accessible, Understanding Sport&...

    Published October 9th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Media Sport Stars

    Masculinities and Moralities

    By Garry Whannel

    Media Sport Stars considers how masculinity and male identity are represented through images of sport and sport stars. From the pre-radio era to today's specialist TV channels, newspaper supplements and websites, Whannel traces the growing cultural importance of sport and sportmen, showing how the...

    Published November 28th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Fields in Vision

    Television Sport and Cultural Transformation

    By Garry Whannel

    Series: Communication and Society

    Fields in Vision offers a comprehensive and analytical study of the international phenomenon of television sports coverage. Garry Whannel considers the historical development of sport on television, the growth of sponsorship and the way that television and sponsorship have re-shaped sport in the...

    Published October 14th 1992 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Television

    Edited by Andrew Goodwin, Garry Whannel

    Series: Studies in Culture and Communication

    Understanding Television offers an introduction to some of the issues of television broadcasting and its main genres. It examines a number of programme categories, such as news, drama-documentary, sit-com, soap opera, sport and quizzes, and discusses aspects of the history of the organisation of...

    Published May 23rd 1990 by Routledge

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