Sociology of sport in the balance: Critical reflections on some recent and more enduring trends
AffiliationUniversity of Leicester
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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.
CitationSport in Society, 7(1), 2004, pp. 1-24
PublisherTaylor & Francis
JournalSport in Society
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