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Sport in Society

Sport in Society
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  • ISBN-13: 9780072466966
  • ISBN: 0072466960
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

AUTHOR

Coakley, Jay

SUMMARY

1 The Sociology of Sport: What Is It and Why Study It? 2 Using Social Theories: What Can They Tell Us About Sports in Society? 3 A Look at the Past: Does It Help Us Understand Sports Today? 4 Sports and Socialization: Who Plays and What Happens to Them 5 Sports and Children: Are Organized Programs Worth the Effort? 6 Deviance in Sports: Is it Out of Control? 7 Violence in Sports: How Does it Affect Our Lives? 8 Gender and Sports: Does Equity Require Ideological Changes? 9 Race and Ethnicity: Are They Important in Sports? 10 Social Class: Do Money and Power Matter in Sports? 11 Sports and the Economy: What Are the Characteristics of Commercial Sports? 12 Sports and the Media: Could They Survive Without Each Other? 13 Sports and Politics: How Do Governments and Globalization Influence Sports? 14 Sports in High School and College: Do Varsity Sport Programs Contribute to Education? 15 Sports and Religion: Is It a Promising Combination? 16 Sports in the Future: What Can We Expect? References Name Index Subject IndexCoakley, Jay is the author of 'Sport in Society' with ISBN 9780072466966 and ISBN 0072466960.

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