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Sports in Society Issues and Controversies

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ISBN-10: 0078022525

ISBN-13: 9780078022524

Edition: 11th 2015

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: $174.99
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 4/16/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.552
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…