Sociology of sport in the balance: Critical reflections on some recent and more enduring trends

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/69477
Title:
Sociology of sport in the balance: Critical reflections on some recent and more enduring trends
Authors:
Dunning, Eric
Abstract:
In his book Sociology in the Balance, the Dutch sociologist Johan Goudsblom attempted an overview of the development of sociology as a whole. This essay sets out ot provide a similar stocktaking of the sociology of sport. Its objectives are threefold: to mark any advances in knowledge which have been mae in the field in the century which recently drew to a close; toprovide a guide to the principal conflicts and difficulties which have arisen in the field; and to scholars to some of the mistakes that have been made and some of the recipes that been advocated for avoiding them.
Affiliation:
University of Leicester
Citation:
Sport in Society, 7(1), 2004, pp. 1-24
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Journal:
Sport in Society
Publication Date:
2004
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/69477
DOI:
10.1080/1461098042000220164
Additional Links:
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/14610981.asp
Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
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ISSN:
1461-0981; 1743-0445
Appears in Collections:
Sport and Exercise Sciences

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dc.contributor.authorDunning, Eric-
dc.date.accessioned2009-06-01T12:00:52Z-
dc.date.available2009-06-01T12:00:52Z-
dc.date.issued2004-
dc.identifier.citationSport in Society, 7(1), 2004, pp. 1-24en
dc.identifier.issn1461-0981-
dc.identifier.issn1743-0445-
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/1461098042000220164-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/69477-
dc.descriptionThis article is not available through ChesterRep.en
dc.description.abstractIn his book Sociology in the Balance, the Dutch sociologist Johan Goudsblom attempted an overview of the development of sociology as a whole. This essay sets out ot provide a similar stocktaking of the sociology of sport. Its objectives are threefold: to mark any advances in knowledge which have been mae in the field in the century which recently drew to a close; toprovide a guide to the principal conflicts and difficulties which have arisen in the field; and to scholars to some of the mistakes that have been made and some of the recipes that been advocated for avoiding them.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/14610981.aspen
dc.subjectsociology of sporten
dc.titleSociology of sport in the balance: Critical reflections on some recent and more enduring trendsen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Leicesteren
dc.identifier.journalSport in Societyen
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