Communication and Sport Surveying the Field

ISBN-10: 1412972930
ISBN-13: 9781412972932
Edition: 2012
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Copyright Year: 2012
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication Date: 2/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Andrew C. Billings (PhD, Indiana University) is the Ronald Reagan Chair of Broadcasting and director of the Alabama program in Sports Communication at the University of Alabama. His research interests lie in the intersection of sport, mass media, consumption habits, and identity-laden content.� He is the author and/or editor of nine books, including Olympic Media: Inside the Biggest Show on Television ; his writings have been translated into five languages.� Billings is also the author of over 90 refereed journal articles and book chapters in outlets such as the Journal of Communication , Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly , Mass Communication & Society , and the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media . Dr. Billings serves on many editorial boards, including the journal Communication & Sport , where he currently acts as associate editor.

Paul D. Turman ( PhD, University of Nebraska) is the Vice President for Research & Economic Development for the South Dakota Board of Regents. His scholarly research focuses on the role of communication in the coach-athlete and parent-child relationship within a sport context. Prior to his time with the Board of Regents, he taught courses in communication and sport at the University of Northern Iowa. His scholarly work has been published in journals such as Communication Education , the Journal of Applied Communication Research , the Journal of Family Communication , and Communication Studies .

Michael L. Butterworth (PhD, Indiana University) is director and associate professor of the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University.� He is the author of Baseball and Rhetorics of Purity: The National Pastime and American Identity during the War on Terror , as well numerous scholarly articles in such journals as Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies , Communication & Sport , Communication , Culture & Critique , Critical Studies in Media Communication , and the Quarterly Journal of Speech .� He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in communication and sport, with particular emphasis on metaphor, myth, and politics.� He also serves as the founding executive director for the International Association for Communication and Sport.

Introduction to Communication & Sport
Introduction
Communication & Sport
Perspectives and Approaches
Appendices
References
Community in Sport
Introduction
Player #1: The Participant
Player #2: Sports Organizations
Player #3: Sports Media Entities
Player #4: The Fan
Community of Sport in the 21st Century: Changing �ǣPlayer�Ǡ Roles
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Reading
Sports Fan Cultures
Introduction
Sports Fan Types
Live vs. Mediated Fandom
Fan Rituals
Motives of Sport Spectators
Sport Identification and Fandom
Impact of New Technologies on Sport Fandom
Conclusion
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Reading
Sports and Mythology
Introduction
Defining Terms
Sports Myth
Sport and Ritual
Sports Heroes
Sports and Religion
Conclusion
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Reading
Gender and Sports
Introduction
a History of Women���s Sports Participation
Hegemonic Masculinity in Sport
Gendered Coverage of Sport
Gendered Language in Sport
Opportunities for Men and Women in Sport
Globalization and Change Agency
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Readings
Race/Ethnicity and Sports
Introduction
History of Ethnicity in American Sport
Participation and Sport Selection
Media Exposure & Stacking
Media Dialogues
Conclusion
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Readings
Politics and Nationalism in Sport
Introduction
Sport as Political Resource
Sport and the Language and Politics of War
Sport and National Identity
Sport and Globalization
Sport and Resistance
Conclusion
Appendices
Performing Identity in Sports
Introduction
Performance of Gender & Sexuality
Performance of Race & Ethnicity
Performance of Disability
Conclusion
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Readings
Communication and Sport in Parent/Child Interactions
Introduction
Changing Sports Culture: Game vs. Sport
Sport Socialization
Parent/Child Sports Interaction
Sex Difference in Parental Influence
Conclusion
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Reading
Player Coach Relationships in Sports
Introduction
Sport Outcomes and Coaching
Parent/Coach Relationships in Sports
Leadership Orientations
Positive Coaching
Communication Contexts
Conclusion
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Readings
Small Group/Teams in Sport
Introduction
Small Group Cohesion
Group/Team Processes in Sport
Sport and Communication Cultures
Conclusion
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Readings
Crisis Communication in Sports Organizations
Introduction
Sensemaking and Information Management
Sport Antopologia
Conclusion
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Readings
The Commodification of Sport
Introduction
The Sports/Media Complex
Corporate Sponsorship
Nostalgia
Conclusion
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Readings
Fantasy Sports
Introduction
Fantasy Sports: a Brief History
Rules and Protocols
Motivations for Play
Fantasy Sport Communities
Societal Impact
The Future of Fantasy Sport
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Readings
Sports & the Future
Introduction
The Future Sports Participant
The Future Sports Organization
The Future Sports Media Entity
The Future Sports Fan
Communication & Sport: Entering Hyper-Drive
Appendices
References
Suggested Additional Readings

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