A Companion to Sport

A Companion to Sport - Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies

Hardback (30 Aug 2013)

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Synopsis

A Companion to Sport brings together writing by leading sports theorists and social and cultural thinkers, to explore sport as a central element of contemporary culture.

  • Positions sport as a crucial subject for critical analysis, as one of the most significant forms of popular culture
  • Includes both well-known social and cultural theorists whose work lends itself to an interrogation of sport, and leading theorists of sport itself
  • Offers a comprehensive examination of sport as a social and cultural practice and institution
  • Explores sport in relation to modernity, postcolonial theory, gender, violence, race, disability and politics

Book information

ISBN: 9781405191609
Publisher: Wiley
Imprint: Wiley Blackwell
Pub date:
DEWEY: 306.483
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xiv, 613
Weight: 1130g
Height: 185mm
Width: 255mm
Spine width: 34mm