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Sport, A Critical Sociology

Presenting a critical sociological interpretation of modern sport, this work gives a cogent examination of a range of widely taught sociological theories and issues, including functionalism, Weberian sociology, Marxism, postmodernism and globalization.

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Research Methods for Sports Studies

This comprehensive and accessible textbook offers a complete grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methods for the sports studies student.

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Research Methods for Sport Studies

This textbook is essential reading for those undertaking research into sport from a social science or management approach, either as part of an academic course, or for those employed within sport-related industries. It provides a step-by-step guide to the research process, from the concept stage through to the presentation of results. Throughout the book, the…

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Scientific books

Cooperative Innovation: Science And Technology Policy

Research cooperation in a nation is a fundamental key to national competitiveness in technology that supports growth in a national economy. To fully understand why some nations are more successful in innovation than others, one must examine the structure and process of knowledge creation and use — the Science & Technology policy of a nation.National…

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Travel books

Passport to Successful Alumni Travel Programs

Passport to Successful Alumni Travel Programs

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Disability and Youth Sport

How can or does youth sport reconcile what seems to be a fundamental contradiction between understandings of sport and disability? Has youth sport been challenged in anyway? Have alternative views of sport for disabled people been presented? Examining some of the latest research, this book considers the relationship between sport and disability by exploring a…

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Sports and the Racial Divide, African American and Latino Experience in an Era of Change

With essays by Ron Briley, Michael Ezra, Sarah K. Fields, Billy Hawkins, Jorge Iber, Kurt Kemper, Michael E. Lomax, Samuel O. Regalado, Richard Santillan, and Maureen Smith This anthology explores the intersection of race, ethnicity, and sports and analyzes the forces that shaped the African American and Latino sports experience in post-World War II America.…

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Science and Comparative Philosophy, Introducing Yuasa Yasuo

Science and Comparative Philosophy

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Travel books

Women’s Travel Writings in Italy

Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings are multi-volume editions with full texts reproduced in facsimile with new scholarly apparatus. The texts have been carefully selected to illustrate various themes in women’s history.

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Scientific books

Social Science for What?, Philanthropy and the Social Question in a World Turned Rightside Up

Much like today, the early twentieth century was a period of rising economic inequality and political polarization in America. But it was also an era of progressive reform—a time when the Russell Sage Foundation and other philanthropic organizations were established to promote social science as a way to solve the crises of industrial capitalism. In…