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Sport, new social divisions and social inequality: Grant Jarvie

ByGRANT JARVIE

Introduction Whenever pondering the dynamics of social divisions or forms of inequality in sport it is always useful to consider questions such as who is sport; for example, who plays what, who has access to which forms of sport, and who owns sport? We can also ask questions about the ways in which social structures have provided both continuity and change in sport.