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Reflections on Sociology of Sport: Ten Questions, Ten Scholars, Ten Perspectives
In this tenth and celebratory volume in the Research in the Sociology of Sport series, ten recognized and influential sport scholars from around the world reflect on their respective academic journeys. They each address ten salient questions summarizing their career and their view of the current and future status of the sociology of sport. Each chapter addresses four main themes: About the author: who are your mentors and influential figures? What is your research trajectory? About sport: why does sport matter? How should sport be studied? Is sport a panacea for social problems? About practising sociology of sport: is teaching sociology of sport easy? Do sociologists like sport? Is the sociologist of sport a ‘public intellectual? About sociology of sport in the academy: does sociology of sport face institutional or industry barriers? What is the future of the sociology of sport? November 2017;192 pp; 66.95 Pounds.
http://books.emeraldinsight.com/page/detail/Reflections-on-Sociology-of-Sport/?k=9781787146433
Publisher: Emerald Publishing | Author(s): Kevin Young (Editor) | Posted on: November , 2017 | Repost
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Review of 'Reflections on Sociology of Sport: Ten Questions, Ten Scholars, Ten Perspectives'. Edited by Kevin Young; Research in the Sociology of Sport, Emerald Publishing Limited; Vol.10, 1-15.
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