chapter  8
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Sport and Social Outcomes: Contradictory Tendencies

The discussion contained in the preceding chapters reveals a series of conceptual couples and contradictory tendencies which capture the complex and multi-faceted processes through which individuals experience social outcomes from participation in non-professional forms of sport, and which are central to the theorizations of sport, capital and social mobility proffered in this book. In this fi nal chapter, these themes are drawn upon to summarize and refl ect on the main fi ndings and conclusions.