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Sport and Society


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Series Editor's Preface

Part One: History and Sport Chapter 1: The Ancient Games
Chapter 2: The Genesis of Modern Sport
Chapter 3: The Modern Olympiads Part Two: Features of Contemporary Sport Chapter 4: Exercise, Sport and Health
Chapter 5: Sport and Violence: A "De-Civilizing Spurt"?
Chapter 6: The Colonialization and Mediation of Sport Part Three: Social Theory and Sport Chapter 7: Sociological Perspectives on Sport
Chapter 8: Towards a Critical Sociology of Sport References

About the Author

Graham Scambler is a professor of sociology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at University College, London.

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