Sociology of Sport
Introduction to the Sociology of Sport
Sociology of sport is a dynamic and multifaceted field that explores how sports interact with society in intricate ways. Among other things, it seeks to understand how sports are not simply isolated physical activities, but are deeply embedded in a society’s social, cultural, political, and economic fabric.
The purpose of this section is to provide a comprehensive overview of the sociology of sport, explaining its definition and scope, its historical development, as well as its significance and relevance.