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By Daniel Kilvington,John Price

ISBN-10: 1138194573

ISBN-13: 9781138194571

Despite campaigns to teach and raise understanding, discrimination is still a deep-rooted challenge in activity. This e-book presents a global, interdisciplinary and demanding dialogue of assorted kinds of discrimination in recreation this present day, with contributions from world-leading teachers and high-profile campaigners.

Divided into 5 sections, the ebook explores racism, sexism, homophobia, incapacity, and the function of media in either perpetuating and tackling discrimination throughout quite a few activities and sports world wide. Drawing on examples from soccer, rugby, cricket, tennis, mountaineering, the Olympics and the Paralympics, it bargains a severe overview of present debates and discusses the most recent empirical study at the altering nature of discrimination in recreation. bearing in mind the studies of athletes and coaches throughout all functionality degrees, it provides concepts for extra motion and instructions for destiny research.

A well timed and demanding learn, Sport and Discrimination is crucial studying for all scholars and students of activities reports with an curiosity within the sociology of recreation and the connection among activity, society and the media.

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