Can we understand society by claiming that it consists of communication and nothing but communication? According to German sociologist Niklas Luhmann (1927-1998) the answer is: yes!This chapter briefly outlines this grand theory, which puts communication to the fore, and subsequently focuses on sport and mass media and how these two spheres of society are inter-related.
|Title of host publication||Routledge Handbook of Sport Communication|
|Editors||Paul M. Pedersen|
|Number of pages||16|
|Publication date||19. Mar 2013|
|Publication status||Published - 19. Mar 2013|