Sports in Society Issues and Controversies

ISBN-10: 007337654X

ISBN-13: 9780073376547

Edition: 10th 2009

Authors: Jay Coakley

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Sports in Societyis 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: $211.33
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 11/13/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.464
Language: English

In addition to constantly revising the text, Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies, Jay Coakley has co-edited with Eric Dunning (University of Loughborough, UK), the Handbook of Sports Studies (Sage Publications, 2000), and with Peter Donnelly, Inside Sports (Routledge, 1999). He has authored over 150 articles and book chapters, primarily on sport, society, and culture. He has lectured worldwide at universities and conferences for professional associations and sports organizations. He was the founding editor of the Sociology of Sport Journal (1983-1989) and serves on the editorial boards of scholarly journals in sociology and kinesiology/physical education. He is past president of the Sport Sociology Academy of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, and of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport; he continues to serve on national and international committees and is currently doing research with colleagues in Slovenia and Brazil, and is working with the newly formed Latin American Association for the Sociocultural Study of Sports. In 2004 Coakley received a service award from the Citizenship Through Sports Alliance; in 2007 he was named one of the �eoe100 Most Influential Sports Educators by the Institute for International Sport and was awarded an honorary fellowship at the University of Chichester (UK). In 2009 Coakley was named to the Hall of Fame of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. He received his M.A. (1970) and Ph.D. (1972) degrees from the University of Notre Dame and currently resides in Fort Collins, Colorado.

The Sociology of Sport: What is it and why study it?
Producing Knowledge About Sports in Society: What is the Role of Research and Theory?
Studying the Past: Does It Help us Understand Sports Today?
Sports and Socialization: Who Plays and What Happens to Them?
Sports and Children: Are Organized Programs Worth the Effort?
Deviance in Sports: Is It Out of 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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