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  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release : 01 December 2022
  • ISBN : PSU:000055341226
  • Page : 614 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Sports in Society Book Summary/Review:

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.

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Sports in Society

Sports in Society
  • Author : Jay J. Coakley
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : PSU:000055341226
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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.

EBOOK: Sports in Society

EBOOK: Sports in Society
  • Author : Jay Coakley,Elizabeth Pike
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill
  • Release Date : 2014-04-16
  • ISBN : 9780077160555
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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

Onderzoeksmethoden Voor Sportstudies

Onderzoeksmethoden Voor Sportstudies
  • Author : Chris Gratton,Ian Jones,Tom Robinson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 9780415593991
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Dit veelomvattende, toegankelijke en praktische tekstboek biedt een complete basis in kwalitatieve en kwantitatieve onderzoeksmethoden voor sportstudies studenten. Het boek omvat een stapsgewijze begeleiding vanaf het ontwerpen van een onderzoeksproject tot het verzamelen en analyseren van data en het rapporteren hierover. Het is rijk geïllustreerd met sportgerelateerde case studies en met internationale voorbeelden. In deze compleet herziene en geactualiseerde uitgave omvat het boek de meest belangrijke onderwerpen zoals: Het uitkiezen van een geschikt onderzoeksontwerp Het uitvoeren van een literatuuronderzoek

Sports in Society

Sports in Society
  • Author : Jay J. Coakley,Peter Donnelly
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Ryerson
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : 0070914761
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A new, Canadian edition of a market-leading text!Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies, First Canadian Editionis the definitive text for the sociology of sport course. The text’s global, issues-oriented approach to the study of sports in Canadian society promotes discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students to develop critical thinking skills.

ISE Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies

ISE Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies
  • Author : Jay J. Coakley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-04-27
  • ISBN : 1260571408
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"For over 30 years, Sports in Society has been a resource in the cultural, interactional, and structural dimensions of sports. The Thirteenth Edition provides a thorough introduction to the sociology of sport by raising critical questions to explore the relationships between sports, culture, and society. This text takes an issues-oriented approach to the study of sports in society and encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies" -- Provided by publisher.

Fair and Foul

Fair and Foul
  • Author : D. Stanley Eitzen
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2009-04-16
  • ISBN : 9780742564701
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Stan Eitzen explores America's love of sport just as he reveals sport's darker side-the influence of big business, corruption, price gouging, political maneuvering, parental meddling and media grandstanding.

Higher Education

Higher Education
  • Author : Christian Gilde
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 073911848X
GET THIS BOOKHigher Education

Higher Education: Open for Business presents a well-argued critique of the emergence of commercial values in a system reserved for learning and scholastic inquiry. Through closer examination of academic areas such as the campus environment, the classroom, academic research, and college sports, the audience is made aware that we have to think carefully whether we want to turn a 'college nation' into a 'college corporation'.

British Sport

British Sport
  • Author : Richard William Cox
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 0714652504
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Volume three of a bibliography documenting all that has been written in the English language on the history of sport and physical education in Britain. It lists all secondary source material including reference works, in a classified order to meet the needs of the sports historian.

Sports in the Western World

Sports in the Western World
  • Author : William Joseph Baker
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 1988
  • ISBN : 0252060423
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Since the earliest days of the silent era, American filmmakers have been drawn to the visual spectacle of sports and their compelling narratives of conflict, triumph, and individual achievement. In Contesting Identities Aaron Baker examines how these cinematic representations of sports and athletes have evolved over time--from The Pinch Hitter and Buster Keaton's College to White Men Can't Jump, Jerry Maguire, and Girlfight. He focuses on how identities have been constructed and transcended in American society since the early twentieth

Modern Sports in Asia

Modern Sports in Asia
  • Author : Younghan Cho,Charles Leary
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-14
  • ISBN : 9781317586388
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"Modern sports" were introduced to Asia in the late nineteenth century as an innovation from the West, concurrently with the development of modern society in Asia. This book traces the historical developments of sporting cultures in Asia in specific local contexts – including Singapore, China, Myanmar, Taiwan, the Philippines, and India – and their intersections with larger social developments of colonialism, postcolonialism, nationalism, and the building of modern Asia and its place in a globalized world. The case studies herein present the

Sports in Africa, Past and Present

Sports in Africa, Past and Present
  • Author : Todd Cleveland,Tarminder Kaur,Gerard Akindes
  • Publisher : Ohio University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-20
  • ISBN : 9780821446966
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These groundbreaking essays demonstrate how Africans past and present have utilized sports to forge complex identities and shape Africa’s dynamic place in the world. Since the late nineteenth century, modern sports in Africa have both reflected and shaped cultural, social, political, economic, generational, and gender relations on the continent. Although colonial powers originally introduced European sports as a means of “civilizing” indigenous populations and upholding then current notions of racial hierarchies and “muscular Christianity,” Africans quickly appropriated these sporting

Sports in American History

Sports in American History
  • Author : Gerald R. Gems,Linda J. Borish,Gertrud Pfister
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2017-04-10
  • ISBN : 9781492586142
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Sports in American History: From Colonization to Globalization, Second Edition, journeys from the early American past to the present to give students a compelling grasp of the evolution of American sporting practices. This text provides students with insights into new and alternative perspectives, examines sport as a social and cultural phenomenon, generates a better understanding of current sport practices, and considers future developments in American sport. The second edition includes the following enhancements: • The final chapter highlights sport in the

Handbook of Sports Studies

Handbook of Sports Studies
  • Author : Jay Coakley,Eric Dunning
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2000-08-29
  • ISBN : 9781446265055
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Sports Studies

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

Action Sports and the Olympic Games

Action Sports and the Olympic Games
  • Author : Belinda Wheaton,Holly Thorpe
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-11-05
  • ISBN : 9781351029520
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Based on a decade of research by two leading action sports scholars, this book maps the relationship between action sports and the Olympic Movement, from the inclusion of the first action sports to those featuring for the first time in the Tokyo Olympic Games and beyond. In an effort to remain relevant to younger audiences, four new action sports, surfing, skateboarding, sport climbing, and BMX freestyle were included in the Tokyo Olympic program. Drawing upon interviews with Olympic insiders, as

Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation

Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation
  • Author : Michael J. Gennaro,Saheed Aderinto
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-04-01
  • ISBN : 9780429668555
GET THIS BOOKSports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation

Sports in African History, Politics, and Identity Formation explores how sports can render a key to unlocking complex social, political, economic, and gendered relations across Africa and the Diaspora. Sports hold significant value and have an intricate relationship with many components of African societies throughout history. For many Africans, sports are a way of life, a site of cultural heroes, a way out of poverty and social mobility, and a site for leisurely play. This book focuses on the many