Sports in Society Issues and Controversies with Online Learning Center Passcode Bind-in Card

ISBN-10: 0073283665

ISBN-13: 9780073283661

Edition: 9th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Jay Coakley

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Sports in Society is the definitive text for the sport sociology course. Taking a global, issues-oriented approach to the study of 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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Book details

List price: $109.38
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Jay Coakley is Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. He received his Ph.D and M.A. from the University of Notre Dame in Sociology and received his B.A. from Regis College. He is published in a wide range of journals and has edited several books including the forthcoming Handbook of Sport and Society with Eric Dunning for Sage Publications, and presented numerous papers around the wordl. He has seved on the editorial board for the Sociology of Sport Journal where he was editor for many years. He is currently on the editorial board of the International Review for the Sociology of Sport.

The Sociology of Sport: What is it and why study it?
Using Social Theories: How can they help us study sports in society?
Studying the Past: Does it help us understand sports today?
Sports and Socialization: Who plays and what happens to them?
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Deviance in Sports: Is it out of your control?
Violence in Sports: How does it affect our lives?
Gender and Sports: Does equity require ideological changes?
Race and Ethnicity: Are They Important in Sports?
Social Class: Do Money and Power Matter in Sports?
Sports and the Economy: What Are the Characteristics of Commercial Sports?
Sports and the Media: Could They Survive Without Each Other?
Sports and Politics: How Do Governments and Globalization Influence Sports?
Sports in High School and College: Do Varsity Sport Programs Contribute to Education?
Sports and Religion: Is It a Promising Combination?
Sports in the Future: What Can We Expect?
References
Name Index
Subject Index
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