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  1. Sport and Peace-Building in Divided Societies

    Playing with the Enemy

    By John Sugden

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Sport is a cultural institution that stands at the interface between political and civil society. In divided communities, sport has been an agent of separation, sectarian hatred and violence, but also a highly effective tool for conflict resolution, reconciliation and peace-building. In this...

    To Be Published June 15th 2016 by Routledge

  2. Watching the Olympics

    Politics, Power and Representation

    Edited by John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    Global sporting events involve the creation, management and mediation of cultural meanings for consumption by massive media audiences. The apotheosis of this cultural form is the Olympic Games. This challenging and provocative new book explores the Olympic spectacle, from the multi-media bidding...

    Published August 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Power Games

    A Critical Sociology of Sport

    Edited by John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    Critical and radical perspectives have been central to the emergence of the sociology of sport as a discipline in its own right. This ground-breaking new book is the first to offer a comprehensive theory and method for a critical sociology of sport. It argues that class, political economy, hegemony...

    Published July 18th 2002 by Routledge

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