SPORT AS A MEANS OF SOCIAL INCLUSION AND EXCLUSION. INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE OF SOCIETY REGISTER

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Honorata Jakubowska

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This issue consists of nine articles, followed by two books reviews. The contributions reveal that the issues of inclusion and exclusion can be analysed in very different contexts of the sports field, with relation to different sports disciplines, and different groups and countries. The authors provide analysis of their own research, analysis of secondary data, as well as theoretical frameworks and a large number of references. The topics raised and case studies analysed are predominantly very recent.

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Jakubowska, H. (2018). SPORT AS A MEANS OF SOCIAL INCLUSION AND EXCLUSION. INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE OF SOCIETY REGISTER. Society Register, 2(1), 9-17. https://doi.org/10.14746/sr.2018.2.1.01
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Author Biography

Honorata Jakubowska, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

Sociologist, professor at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. The coordinator of European Sociological Association Research Network ‘Society and Sports’ (2017-2019). The author of the books: Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge. A Sociological Perspective (Routlegde 2017), The Game of the Body. The Practices and Discourses of Gender Differentiation in Sport (in Polish, 2014), Sociology of the Body (in Polish, 2009) and around 60 articles and book chapter in Polish and English related to: sociology of sport, sociology of body and gender studies. She published among others in: The International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Sport in Society, Communication and Sport. The principal investigator of the research project focused on female football fans financed by National Science Centre (2016/21/B/HS6/00846).

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