Functionalism and sport in relation to sport
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... and Sport- Provide a Critical Overview of this in Relation to Sport
The relationship between sports and society, also referred to as sports sociology, has been studied since historical times. Through sports sociology, scholars have been able to carry out analyses of the influences of sports on cultures, values, norms, practices, principles as well as the influences of these aspects of life on sports. Sports sociology also studies that influences among sports, religion, race, gender, media, politics, economics and youth. Furthermore, sociology of sports explores the relationship among sports, social inequality and social mobility. A key area of focus on sports sociology is the relations...