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Sociology: sport & leisure

Products In Sociology: sport & leisure (Total Products 40, Showing: 1 -> 20)
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Eat, sweat, play
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Long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award.Sport's for everyone . . . isn't it?Society has led us to believe that women and sport ...
21st century jocks
Our Price: £77.59
Drawing on hundreds of interviews with 15-22 year old straight and gay male athletes in both the United States and the United Kingdom, this book explo...

Sport Inc
Our Price: £17.45
Why would someone pull the plug on a Premier League match? What prompts an athlete to search for sponsorship on eBay?How can the decision of a drinks ...
The age of football
Our Price: £24.25
The epic exploration of society, politics, and economics in the twenty-first century through the prism of football, by the critically acclaimed author...

From ritual to record
Our Price: £27.16
Originally published in 1978, From Ritual to Record was one of the first books to recognize the importance of sports as a lens on the fundamental stru...
The Oxford handbook of sports history
Our Price: £106.70
Orwell was wrong. Sports are not war without the shooting , nor are they war by other means. To be sure sports have generated animosity throughout...

Tired of London, tired of life
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As the late great Samuel Johnson sagely observed, 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.' When author Tom Jones found himself doing the ...
Goal!
Our Price: £19.40
Beautifully illustrated and officially licensed by FIFA, Goal! is a unique football book that captures the essence of the ultimate sporting achievemen...

The theory of the leisure class
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'Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.' In The Theory of the Leisure Class Thorstein Vebl...
Mind game
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Eye-opening contributions from the stars of game make this a powerful, groundbreaking investigation into the mind of the professional golfer.* SHORTLI...

The SAGE dictionary of sports studies
Our Price: £19.39
′...a welcome addition to the literature in the rapidly expanding field of sports studies. It is up to date, comprehensive, and well and clearly wri...
Make Room for TV
Our Price: £23.28
Between 1948 and 1955, nearly two-thirds of all American families bought a television set?and a revolution in social life and popular culture was laun...

Game changers
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At the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Great Britain ranked thirty-sixth in the medals table, finishing below countries like Algeria, Belgium and Kazakhstan....
Reflections on sociology of sport
Our Price: £68.86
In this tenth and celebratory volume in the Research in the Sociology of Sport series, ten recognized and influential sport scholars from around the w...

Two tribes
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Cup Final Day, 1986, and the eyes of the world are on Liverpool and Everton as they walk out on to Wembley's lush green turf. Pumped with pride and pa...
Event bidding
Our Price: £43.64
Bidding contests for sporting and cultural events are attracting increasing media and public attention. Yet, despite the cost, size and scale of these...

The turbulent world of Middle East soccer
Our Price: £19.40
James M. Dorsey introduces the reader to the world of Middle Eastern and North African football - an arena where struggles for political control, prot...
Ring of fire
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Following the success of Simon Hughes' Red Machine and Men in White Suits, books which depicted Liverpool FC's domination during the 1980s and its sub...

Spirit of cricket
Our Price: £19.40
If someone were to say 'it's not tennis', or 'not football' of shabby behaviour in any walk of life, he or she would not be understood. If they said '...
More noble than war
Our Price: £19.40
By turns tragic and hopeful, the history of Israel and Palestine through the lens of the world's most popular sport.Football has never been shy of pol...

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