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Sociology of North American Sport

ISBN-10: 0072552506

ISBN-13: 9780072552508

Edition: 7th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: D. Stanley Eitzen, George Harvey Sage

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List price: $119.69
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 7/19/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

D. Stanley Eitzen(Ph.D. University of Kansas is professor emeritus in sociology from Colorado State University, where previously he was the John N. Stern Distinguished Professor.nbsp; Among his books areSocial Problems(with Maxine Baca Zinn and Kelly Eitzen Smith)andnbsp;Diversity in Families(with Maxine Baca Zinn and Barbara Wells), both of which received McGuffey Awards from the Text and Academic Authors Association for excellence and longevity over multiple editions. He is also the author and co-author of fourSolutions to Social Problemsvolumes with Allyn  Bacon;nbsp;Paths to Homelessness: Extreme Poverty and the Urban Housing Crisis(with Doug A. Timmer and Kathryn Talley);Sociology of North American Sport(with George H. Sage); andFair and Foul: Rethinking the Myths and Paradoxes of Sport.nbsp; He has served as the president of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport and as editor ofThe Social Science Journal. nbsp; Maxine Baca Zinnnbsp;(Ph.D. University of Oregon) is Professor Emeritusnbsp;in sociology at Michigan State University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Oregon Her main research interestsnbsp;are racial inequality, gender, andnbsp;family life. She is the author and co-author of many other books, includingDiversity in Families (with D.nbsp;Stanley Eitzen and Barbara Wells),Social Problems(with D. Stanley Eitzen and Kelly Eitzen Smith),Women of Color in U.S. Society, Gender Through the Prism of Difference,andGlobalization: The Transformation of Social Worlds. In 2000, she received the ASA Jessie Bernard Career Award. nbsp; Kelly Eitzen Smithreceived her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Arizona.nbsp; She is currently the director of the Center for Applied Sociology and a lecturer at the University of Arizona.nbsp; At the Center for Applied Sociology she has conducted research in the areas of day labor, homelessness, poverty, urban housing and neighborhood development. Her sociological interests include gender, family, sexuality, stratification, and social problems.nbsp; She is also the co-author ofExperiencing Poverty(with D.Stanley Eitzen), andSocial Problems(with D. Stanley Eitzen and Maxine Baca Zinn).

The Sociological Analysis of Sport
Social and Cultural Sources of the Rise of Sport in North America
Sport and Societal Values
Children and Sport
Interscholastic Sport
Intercollegiate Sport
Social Problems and North American Sport: Violence, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, and Gambling
Sport and Religion
Sport and Politics
Sport and the Economy
Sport and the Mass Media
Sport, Social Stratification, and Social Mobility
Racial-Ethnic Minorities and Sport
Gender in North American Sport: Continuity and Change
Contemporary Trends and the Future of Sport in North America Credits
Index