It covers sports law and the sociology of sport
, as well as the definition of sports criminology; the history of sports impacted by issues of crime, social control, and criminal justice, such as horse racing, boxing, cricket, and college sports; sports scandals; criminological theories and sport; sports criminal justice; and the role of sport in crime prevention, including whether prevention measures work for womenAEs sports.
International Review for the Sociology of Sport
, 37 (3-4), 415-428.
While its principal activities and interests will be substantially defined by the theoretical, methodological, and applied research perspectives and traditions of the sociology of sport
, the goals of the institute include encouraging, creating, and facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration in illuminating the substance, dynamics and significance of sport as a factor in social change.
Earl Smith, professor emeritus of sociology at Wake Forest University who has focused largely on the sociology of sport
throughout his career, "It is a commonly held myth that the so-called 'revenue-generating sports' of football and men's basketball make a profit and even pay for the other 'lesser' sports like women's softball, volleyball, and track and field.
McPherson BD, Curtis JE and Loy JW, The Social Significance of Sport: An Intro to the Sociology of Sport
(Human Kinetics Books 1989)
Newspaper articles and cultural dialogues, Social and cultural anthropology, The sociology of sport
The study of the ways in which media and sport interact crosses boundaries and can be found in the literature concerned with the sociology of sport
, gender studies, cultural studies, journalism and beyond.
2009, Sociology of Sport
and Social Theory, Human Kinetics, Champaign, Il, p.
Department of Sport Science, Economics and Sociology of Sport
, Saarland University.
Jens Flatau is professor of economics and sociology of sport
at the Christian Albrechts University of Kiel.
Purpose: The purpose of the book is to provide a more accessible and innovative approach in the area of qualitative research methods on sociology of sport
and physical culture.
In the morning session, Shaikha Naeema Al Ahmad Al Sabah, chairwoman of the Organising Committee of GCC Women's Sports; Raja Mattila of the International Working Group on Women & Sports; Kari Fasting from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences; Melanie Longdill from Aspire Academy for Sports Excellence; and Elizabeth Pike from the International Sociology of Sport
Association, will be part of the panel that will discuss EoACAyWomen's sports: Individual will and collective encouragement'.