The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies

The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies

© 2008 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
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.

Key Features
  • Offers cross referencing to assist critical thinking Includes a list of key readings for each entry
  • Provides expert definitions drawn from sociology, history, psychology, economics, management and business, politics and policy, physical education and health, and research methods
  • Gives 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.
Over 400 entries.  

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter A PDF

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Miss Helen Thornalley
Education, St Mary's College
January 3, 2014

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

Miss Helen Thornalley
Education, St Mary's College
January 3, 2014

Fantastic book for when you need to know

Mr Michael Hobson
School of Education, St Mary's University College Twickenham
August 5, 2013

Excellent reference book for students

Professor Roger Penn
Department of Sociology, Lancaster University
March 12, 2013

Useful resource. Provides good overview for each term and further reading options.

Mr Nathan Price
Sport, Stourbridge College
March 3, 2013

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