sports in society

Book Title : Sports in Society
Author : Jay J. Coakley
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 614
ISBN : 0072556579
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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SPORT IN SOCIETY is the definitive text for the sport sociology course. Taking a global, issues-oriented approach to study the role of sport in society, this text encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students develop critical thinking skills.

Book Title : Sports in Society
Author : Jay J. Coakley
Publisher : McGraw-Hill
Release Date : 2009
Pages : 613
ISBN : 0077117441
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This excellent new edition continues the legacy of the previous ten editions of Sports in Society. Combining the original structure with new material, the authors introduce research and discussion which encompasses a global view of the sociology of sport.The sociology of sport is a sub-discipline of sociology that studies sports as part of social and cultural life. Sensitive topics, such as religion, have been integrated throughout the text to provide a holistic view of society. Drawing on a number of contemporary issues, terms and debates in sports the authors use a range of specific cases to bring theory to life.

Book Title : Sports in Society
Author : Jay Coakley
Publisher :
Release Date : 2011
Pages : 468
ISBN : 0070287287
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Sports in society: sociological issues and controversies 2e is an Australian and New Zealand adaptation of the globally successful book by Jay Coakley. It retains all the strengths of the original work, while focusing on Australian and New Zealand experiences. The text provides comprehensive coverage of contemporary areas of focus, such as the role of racial and ethnic minorities in sport, and makes a valuable contribution to this area of study. Sports in society: sociological issues and controversies 2e is an essential resource for students undertaking tertiary studies in the area of sport sociology, sport management, human movement and allied fields such as sport science and recreation studies.

Book Title : Sports in Society
Author : Jay J. Coakley
Publisher : UK Higher Education Science & Technology Sports Science
Release Date : 2014-04
Pages : 704
ISBN : 0077160541
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Using a topics-based approach organized around provocative questions about the interaction of sports, culture and society, Sports in Society presents an accessible introduction to research and theory in the sociology of sport. This new edition continues the legacy of the previous editions while introducing new material and examples that bring theory to life. Current debates in sports, such as how youth participation can be increased or sport funding allocated, have been integrated throughout the text to provide a holistic view of society. An Online Learning Centre accompanies this book offering a range of lecturer support materials as well as resources and tests for students.

Book Title : Sports in Society Issues and Controversies
Author : Jay Coakley
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Release Date : 2008-11-13
Pages : 704
ISBN : 007337654X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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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.

Book Title : Learning Culture Through Sports
Author : Sandra Spickard Prettyman
Publisher : R & L Education
Release Date : 2006
Pages : 270
ISBN : UVA:X004899045
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This book provides coaches, educators, parents, and others dealing with students and athletes with an engaging and critical venue by which to examine contemporary issues and controversies surrounding sport. In this text, authors take up the challenges faced by sport in our world, especially as it relates to the lives of young people, providing multiple perspectives on the issues, problems, and possibilities of sport in contemporary American society.

Book Title : The Nordic World Sport in Society
Author : Henrik Meinander
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2013-11-05
Pages : 200
ISBN : 9781135224707
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This volume is a significant contribution to the study of contemporary European culture. It explores the political, social and aesthetic impact of modern sport on the Northern European Nordic communities. Its concern is the relationship between Nordic culture, Nordic nations, changing Nordic attitudes to time, space and the body and the related evolution of specific Nordic visions and traditions of sport as an integral component of cultural similarity and synthesis.

Book Title : Handbook of Research on the Impact of Fandom in Society and Consumerism
Author : Wang, Cheng Lu
Publisher : IGI Global
Release Date : 2019-10-25
Pages : 605
ISBN : 9781799810490
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Fans of specific sports teams, television series, and video games, to name a few, often create subcultures in which to discuss and celebrate their loyalty and enthusiasm for a particular object or person. Due to their strong emotional attachments, members of these fandoms are often quick to voluntarily invest their time, money, and energy into a related product or brand, thereby creating a group of faithful and passionate consumers that play a significant role in multiple domains of contemporary culture. The Handbook of Research on the Impact of Fandom in Society and Consumerism is an essential reference source that examines the cultural and economic effects of the fandom phenomenon through a multidisciplinary lens and shapes an understanding of the impact of fandom on brand building. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as religiosity, cosplay, and event marketing, this publication is ideally designed for marketers, managers, advertisers, brand managers, consumer behavior analysts, product developers, psychologists, entertainment managers, event coordinators, political scientists, anthropologists, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current studies on the global impact of this particularly devoted community.

Book Title : Exploring Sports and Society
Author : Karl Spracklen
Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date : 2014-12-12
Pages : 272
ISBN : 9781137341600
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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What is the relationship between sports and society? How can we understand sport in relation to physical activities, leisure and physical culture? In this far-reaching and inter-disciplinary textbook, Karl Spracklen brings together ideas and research from sports studies, sociology, cultural studies, history, philosophy and psychology, in order to explore the meaning and purpose of sports in society. Unique in its critical outlook, the text explicitly aims to challenge readers to question their assumptions about sports and physical culture, through chapters that focus in on the issues and controversies in sports and identify the tensions in the role of sport and physical culture in our everyday lives. Combining exposition of key concepts with critical analysis of relevant and up-to-date research examples, this informative and provocative textbook makes a distinct companion for students and lecturers across all sports-related courses, from sports science and physical education to sports studies and leisure studies.

Book Title : Media Sports and Society
Author : Lawrence A. Wenner
Publisher : SAGE
Release Date : 1989-08
Pages : 315
ISBN : 0803932448
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Media, Sports and Society provides a foundation for research on the communication of sports. The volume is framed by a seminal article outlining the parameters of the communication of sports and pointing to major issues that need to be addressed in the relationship between sports and media. Contributors examine the theoretical, cultural and historical issues, the production of media sports programming, its content and its audience. Individual chapters include a discussion of the spectacle of media sports, a comparison of Super Bowl Football and World Cup Soccer, a consideration of the spectators' enjoyment of sports violence, the rhetoric of winning and the American dream, and a fascinating examination of gender harmony and sports in