Category : Social Science
Editor : McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN : 0078022525
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Sports in Society emphasizes the cultural, interactional, and structural dimensions of sports. Coakley encourages readers to think critically about issues and controversies in sports while considering their own personal experiences, families, schools, communities and societies.

Category : Social Science
Editor : McGraw Hill
ISBN : 9780077160555
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Using a topics-based approach organized around provocative questions about the interaction of sports, culture and society, Sports in Society presents an accessible introduction to research and theory in the sociology of sport. This new edition continues the legacy of the previous editions while introducing new material and examples that bring theory to life. Current debates in sports, such as how youth participation can be increased or sport funding allocated, have been integrated throughout the text to provide a holistic view of society. An Online Learning Centre accompanies this book offering a range of lecturer support materials as well as resources and tests for students.

Category : Sports
Editor :
ISBN : 0071086218
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 672
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Taking a global, issues-oriented approach to the study of the role of sport in society, this title encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students develop critical thinking skills. It is suitable for the sport sociology course.

Category : Social Science
Editor : SAGE
ISBN : 9781446265055
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Now available in paperback, this vital handbook marks the development of sports studies as a major new discipline within the social sciences. Edited by the leading sociologist of sport, Eric Dunning, and Jay Coakley, author of the best selling textbook on sport in the USA, it both reflects and richly endorses this new found status. Key aspects of the Handbook include: an inventory of the principal achievements in the field; a guide to the chief conflicts and difficulties in the theory and research process; a rallying point for researchers who are established or new to the field, which sets the agenda for future developments; a resource book for teachers who wish to establish new curricula and develop courses and programmes in the area of sports studies. With an international and inter-disciplinary team of contributors the Handbook of Sports Studies is comprehensive in scope, relevant in content and far-reaching in its discussion of future prospect.

Category : Sports
Editor : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN : PSU:000055341226
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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SPORT IN SOCIETY is the definitive text for the sport sociology course. Taking a global, issues-oriented approach to study the role of sport in society, this text encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students develop critical thinking skills.

Category : Sports & Recreation
Editor : Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN : 0313305587
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 253
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Examines the impact of sports in American life, including such controversies as recruitment procedures, drug use, violence, and discrimination against women and minorities.

Category : Sports
Editor : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN : 080167557X
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 460
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SPORT IN SOCIETY is the definitive text for the sport sociology course. Taking a global, issues-oriented approach to study the role of sport in society, this text encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students develop critical thinking skills.

Category : Sports & Recreation
Editor : Springer Nature
ISBN : 9783030728267
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 629
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This book looks historically at the harm that has been inflicted in the practice of sport and at some of the issues, debates and controversies that have arisen as a result. Written by experts in history, sociology, sport journalism and public health, the book considers sport and injury in relation to matters of social class; gender; ethnicity and race; sexuality; political ideology and national identity; health and wellbeing; childhood; animal rights; and popular culture. These matters are, in turn, variously related to a range of sports, including ancient, pre- and early industrial sports; American football; boxing; wrestling and other combat sports; mountaineering; horseracing; cycling; motor racing; rugby football; cricket; association football; baseball; basketball; Crossfit; ice hockey; Olympic sports; Mixed Martial Arts; and sport in an imagined dystopian future.

Category : Sports & Recreation
Editor : Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN : 9781789903607
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 424
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This state-of-the-art Research Handbook provides a challenging and critical examination of the complex issues surrounding sports in contemporary societies. Featuring contributions from world-leading scholars, it focuses upon the impact of their research, together with significant social issues and controversies in sport.

Category : Social Science
Editor :
ISBN : 1516522761
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Current Controversies in Sports, Media, and Society sheds light on how various issues, including racism, sexism, ageism, religion, politics, and more, are depicted in sports media. The text also demonstrates how sports media representation can influence both American culture and the individuals who consume said media. The book begins with an overview of the history of sports in American culture, the interplay of race, gender, media, and sport, and why we study sport and its role in society. Later chapters examine mass communication theories and approaches used in sports reporting and the obstacles athletes of color and women face in the world of sports media, including lack of representation, unequal media coverage, and the battle against prevalent social stereotypes. Readers learn the ways in which sports media influences our understanding of biological versus environmental influences on athletic performance, sexual orientation, and patriotism. Finally, the book analyzes modern sports journalism, exploring the causes and consequences of a lack of diversity in media and reporting. Written to spark discussion on ethics in sports journalism, media representation, and the role sports play in American culture, Current Controversies in Sports, Media, and Society is well suited for courses in mass communication, sports journalism, the sociology of sport, and race and gender studies. Dr. Cynthia M. Frisby is a full professor of strategic communication in the University of Missouri's School of Journalism. She earned her doctorate and master's degrees from the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Mass Communications. Dr. Frisby is a nationally recognized author on media portrayals of minorities, athletes, women, and teens. She has previously investigated the sources of American viewers' fascination with reality television, the effects of idealized images on perceptions of body esteem among African American women, and race and gender representation in sports.