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The Values of Sport: between tradition and (post) modernity

14 June 2017 - 17 June 2017

“The Values of Sport: between tradition and (post) modernity”

14th European Association for Sociology of Sport Conference

 

In the past 150 years or so, modern sport has gone through many changes, and taken many different forms, closely related to the development of society. Nowadays, sport represents a highly diversified social phenomenon that can be interpreted and understood in a variety of ways and through a variety of approaches, and so it also presents us with many different and contested values. Of course, it concerns active athletes, but also those who do not practice sports themselves; it is part of the voluntary sector, but it concerns commerce; it is part of the private sphere, but it has also become part of public policy; it concerns local activity and organisations, but is also important in international politics.

This conference aims to examine the values of sport across this diversity, and from a variety of critical perspectives.

Details

Start:
14 June 2017
End:
17 June 2017
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.eass2017.cz/

Organizer

European Association for Sociology of Sport
Website:
http://www.eass-sportsociology.eu/

Venue

Faculty of Physical Education and Sport – Charles University, Prague
José Martího 31
Prague, 162 52 Czech Republic
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Phone:
+420 220 171 111
Website:
ftvs.cuni.cz