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  1. Class, Race and Sport in South Africa’s Political Economy (RLE Sports Studies)

    By Grant Jarvie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Sports Studies

    In recent years the interest in the patterns and policies of South African sport has grown. This book examines the increasingly complex issue of race, class and sport in the context of South African social relations. The author disputes evaluations made purely on the question of race, maintaining...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sport, Culture and Society

    An Introduction, second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    It is impossible to fully understand contemporary society and culture without acknowledging the place of sport. Sport is part of our social and cultural fabric, possessing a social and commercial power that makes it a potent force in the world, for good and for bad. Sport has helped to start wars...

    Published March 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Sport, Culture and Society

    An Introduction

    By Grant Jarvie

    This exciting, accessible introduction to the field of Sports Studies is the most comprehensive guide yet to the relationships between sport, culture and society. Taking an international perspective, Sport, Culture and Society provides students with the insight they need to think critically about...

    Published January 27th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Sport and Leisure in Social Thought

    By Grant Jarvie, Joseph Maguire

    This much needed book examines all of the major traditions of social thought to clearly show their influence in our understanding of sport and leisure....

    Published November 3rd 1994 by Routledge

  5. Sport, Racism And Ethnicity

    Edited by Grant Jarvie

    First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 15th 1991 by Routledge

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