Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process: Critique and Counter-Critique

    How do figurational sociologists approach the subjects of sport and leisure? How does their approach differ from other approaches in the field? This major collection, edited by leading writers on sport and leisure, offers a superb introduction to the figurational sociology of sport and leisure. The distinctive features of the approach are clearly explained and contributors show how figurational sociology is applied in the analysis of concrete problems. However, the collection also gives space to critics of the figurational approach. Included here are contributions which claim that the approach is inaccurate, blinkered and irrelevant.

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    Number of Pages: 289
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9780333512258
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    Listed in: Sociology & anthropology, Sports & outdoor recreation
    Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN

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