Overview:Transforming Sport: Knowledges, Practices, Structures - Sport sociology has a responsibility to engage critically with the accepted wisdom of those who govern and promote sport. This challenging collection of international research is a clear call for enacting the transformation of sport. The contributing authors argue that it is not enough to merely advocate for change. Rather, they insist that scholars need to take an active political stance when conducting research with the explicit purpose of attempting to transform the practices, structures, and the ways in which knowledge is produced about sport.By exposing and challenging the power relations which perpetuate discrimination and inequality within sport, it becomes possible to catalyse wider societal changes. Drawing on a diversity of topics including sport for development and peace, transnational feminism, disability sport, refugees and football activism, FIFA, the Olympics, sports journalism and digital sports media, this book makes a case for sport sociology as an agent of positive change in the hierarchies and institutional structures of contemporary sport. Transforming Sport: Knowledges, Practices, Structures provides valuable insights for all students and scholars interested in the sociology of sport and its transformative potential.

This book is on page /47df93bdff6ee0e8dc5bc4a08409d9a8/book/1603725649-9780367894092. It was written by the following authors: Thomas F. Carter, Mark Doidge, Daniel Burdsey. Book Transforming Sport: Knowledges, Practices, Structures, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Politics, Sports Books, Education, Society. The book was published on 2019-12-06 00:00:00. It has 280 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 517 g. File for download Transforming Sport: Knowledges, Practices, Structures has PDF format and is called transforming-sport-knowledges-practices-structures.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our ilciancino.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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