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William Graham Sumner

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Social Sciences.

(1840 –1910)

An American sociologist who was one of the most prominent turn-of-the-century advocates of social Darwinism and laissez-faire government in the United States. Sumner's...

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Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 85 words.

A term introduced by William Graham Sumner (1840–1910) in his 1906 book Folkways, referring to the morally prescribed and generally accepted forms of behaviour characteristic of a community...