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Sociology of sports, also referred as sports sociology, is the study of the relationship between sports and society. This branch in Sociology examines how culture, values and human interaction influence sports and vice versa. It also goes into the relationship between sports and media, politics, economics, religion, social inequality and social mobility. The first thing that sociologists tried to answer is why is sports important to society. Sports is deeply embedded in culture and institutions. Educational institutions and sports are intertwined. Achievements in sports disciplines are considered to be as very important and gain a lot of recognition. Sports programs are given a lot of importance by people in governmental institutions. Media too spends a lot of resources on sports. A lot of newspapers dedicate a number of pages to sport and a lot of television programs are dedicated to sports. Business spends a great deal of money of sports […]

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