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Learning culture through sports : exploring the role of sports in society

Author: Sandra Spickard Prettyman; Brian Lampman
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006.
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Learning culture through sports.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
(OCoLC)608166360
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Spickard Prettyman; Brian Lampman
ISBN: 1578863791 9781578863792 1578863805 9781578863808
OCLC Number: 61821693
Description: xiv, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction. Why study sport? / Sandra Spickard Prettyman --
pt. I. Youth participation and sport --
1. Organized sports for young people : a 20th-century invention / Jay Coakley --
2. An open letter to communities : what community leaders can do to improve youth sports / Bob Bigelow, Bruce Svare, Richard Irving, Steve Fisher, Doug Abrams --
3. Time out! : for better sports for kids / Fred Engh --
4. Motivation and outcomes of youth participation in sport / Peggy McCann, Martha Ewing --
pt. II. Gender and sexuality in sport --
5. Title IX : past, present, and future / Margaret Duncan --
6. Liberties and lipstick : the paradox of cheerleading as sport / Natalie G. Adams, Pamela J. Bettis --
7. If you beat him, you own him, he's your bitch : coaches, language, and power / Sandra Spickard Prettyman --
8. Pitching for equality : gay athletes and homophobia / Eric Anderson --
pt. III. Race and ethnicity in sport --
9. The new racial stereotypes / Richard Lapchick --
10. Exploring race with secondary students : developing critical media literacy / Brian Lampman --
11. Unexpected, undeserved, unrewarded ... and undeniable : sport and transformation / Bill Curry --
12. Making sense of the American Indian mascot issue / Ellen J. Staurowsky --
pt. IV. Sport and the media --
13. Songs sung red, white, and blue : music, sports, and the rhetoric of patriotism / Stephen D. Mosher --
14. Reconsidering girl power : examining media images of female athletes / Maureen Smith --
15. Why be a "jackass"? : media images of young white men in and out of sport in new millennium America / Kyle W. Kusz --
16. Education, sport, and hip-hop through the "mic" of Stuart Scott / C. Keith Harrison, Quaylan Allen --
pt. V. Sport and violence --
17. In the name of obedience : overcoming the damaging myths about hazing / Joe Gervais --
18. Athletes, role models, and criminals : what do we make of this tripartite mess? / Earl Smith, Angela Hattery --
pt. VI. Sports and schools --
19. The scholar-baller approach : a cultural map for academic success in America / C. Keith Harrison, Eddie Comeaux, Jean A. Boyd, Cliff J. Parks Jr., David Heikkinen --
20. Rethinking the role of sports in our schools / John R. Gerdy --
21. The meaning of success in academics and athletics / Rob Renes --
Conclusion. Sport, society, and social justice / Brian Lampman.
Responsibility: edited by Sandra Spickard Prettyman, Brian Lampman.
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