The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies
- Dominic Malcolm - Loughborough University, UK
Sociology of Sport and Leisure (General) | Sport & Leisure Studies (General) | Sports Studies
Sports studies is one of the fastest growing fields in higher education today. The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies brings a timely, much-needed and comprehensive tool for all students in this multi-disciplinary field. Each entry provides a basic definition, a guide to research themes and a clear account of the relevance of the concept in understanding sport. Not only indispensable for quick clarification of terms, it will give students a springboard for more in-depth research and critical analysis. It offers:
" Cross referencing to assist critical thinking
" A list of key readings for each entry
" Expert definitions drawn from sociology, history, psychology, economics, management and business, politics and policy, physical education and health, and research methods.
" Concise, student-friendly and authoritative entries.
Covering sociology, history, psychology, politics, business, physical education, health and research methods, The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies provides the first one-stop reference guide for all students who study the social aspects of sport.
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What a great range of topics an insights into sport studies. Very useful for all interested in this area. Well structured and easy to follow
Fantastic book for when you need to know
Excellent reference book for students
Useful resource. Provides good overview for each term and further reading options.
Very useful text for beginners to use, with helpful short passages and reference lists to direct further reading. Highly recommended as a key library resource.
This book has proved to valuable for the students who have exploring health of the whole person, understanding sport and exercise as a means of treatment for people with mental illness
An excellent text which covers all key aspects of this subject and hence will prove a sound starting point for students exploring sport.
whilts an interesting read for someone in my position, the book doesnt really carry enough impact for use within the course.