Graham Scambler is a professor of sociology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at University College, London.
Part One: History and Sport
Chapter 1: The Ancient Games
Chapter 2: The Genesis of Modern Sport
Chapter 3: The Modern Olympiads
Part Two: Features of Contemporary Sport
Chapter 4: Exercise, Sport and Health
Chapter 5: Sport and Violence: A De-Civilizing Spurt?
Chapter 6: The Colonialization and Mediation of Sport
Part Three: Social Theory and Sport
Chapter 7: Sociological Perspectives on Sport
Chapter 8: Towards a Critical Sociology of Sport
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