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Themes in Canadian Sociology.

Themes in Canadian Sociology. Forward Critical Theories and Contextual Cultural Studies Making a Difference In and Through Sport Part Two Exploring the 'New and Old' Politics of Sport and Peace 3: Sport, Diplomacy, and Nationalism Introduction A Story about Sport, Sociology, and Politics Introducing and Contesting 'the Nation' Sport and Nation-Building in Divided Societies Reflecting on Sport, Unity, and Community Sport, Nationalism, and International Diplomacy 'Public.

Although sport is heralded as a powerful tool for social good, drawing attention to causes such as conflict resolution, HIV prevention, environmental initiatives, and improved international relationships, it also continues to reflect and reproduce social inequalities in ways commonly overlooked by those invested in the sport-for-peace movement.

Sport & Peace: A Sociological Perspective by Brian Wilson and Publisher Oxford University Press Canada. Canadian customers may purchase from our stores in Canada or the US. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: 9780199000272, 0199000271. The print version of this textbook is ISBN: 9780195432145, 0195432142. Canada.

Sport & Peace book. In this timely new analysis, Brian Wilson uses critical sociological theories to investigate the complex-and at times onship between sport and peace.

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Over the past decade the social role of sport has received unprecedented attention, as global leaders ranging from politicians to high-profile celebrities have championed sport as a tool for promoting peace. In many areas, sport has successfully drawn attention to such worthy causes as conflict resolution, HIV prevention, environmental initiatives, and improved international relationships. Yet although sport can be a powerful tool for social good, it continues to reflect and reproduce social inequalities in ways commonly overlooked by those invested in the sport-for-peace movement. In this timely new analysis, Brian Wilson uses critical sociological theories to investigate the complex--and at times controversial--relationship between sport and peace.
Sport and Peace A Sociological Persective (themes in Canadian Sociology Series) download epub
Social Sciences
Author: Brian Wilson
ISBN: 0195432142
Category: Other
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (May 4, 2012)
Pages: 256 pages