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Social issues in sport

Author: Ron Woods
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Social Issues in Sport explores the historical perspectives and relationships that have emerged between sport and modern society. It provides social theories through which students may examine  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Woods
ISBN: 9781450495202 1450495206
OCLC Number: 902937033
Description: xiv, 521 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: What is sport and why do we study it? --
How do we study sport? --
Participants versus spectators --
Business of sport --
Media and sport --
Youth sport --
Coaching sport --
Interscholastic and intercollegiate sport --
International sport --
Olympic movement --
Sporting behavior --
Race, ethnicity, and sport --
Women and sport --
Social class and sport --
Special populations and sport --
Religion and sport --
Politics and sport --
Development through sport --
Violence and rule breaking in sport --
Deviance and sport --
Future trends in sport.
Responsibility: Ronald B. Woods.

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