The social construction of the sociology of sport : a professional project

@inproceedings{2017TheSC,
  title={The social construction of the sociology of sport : a professional project},
  author={},
  year={2017}
}
  • Published 2017
This paper presents a historical sociological analysis of the sociology of sport. It draws on theoretical insights from the sociology of professions to examine ‘state of the field’ reviews written by sociologists of sport. The paper argues that in establishing why the sociology of sport emerged, how people identified its earliest manifestations, and how the subdiscipline’s boundaries were drawn, the political dynamics and consequences of the social construction of the field become apparent… CONTINUE READING