Sport and Modern Social Theorists

  • Richard Giulianotti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Jennifer Hargreaves
    Pages 187-205
  3. C. L. Cole, Michael D. Giardina, David L. Andrews
    Pages 207-223
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 241-252

About this book


Sport and Modern Social Theorists is an innovative and exciting new collection. The chapters are written by leading social analysts of sport from across the world, and examine the contributions of major social theorists towards our critical understanding of modern sport. Social theorists under critical examination include Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Adorno, Gramsci, Habermas, Merton, C.Wright Mills, Goffman, Giddens, Elias, Bourdieu and Foucault. This book will appeal to students and scholars of sport studies, cultural studies, modern social theory, and to social scientists generally.

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard Giulianotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of AberdeenUK

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