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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, Third Edition, explores common questions and issues about sport and its relationship to society through various sociological and cultural lenses. This updated edition remains grounded in practical application and follows the framework of the previous editions to provide social theories through which students may examine real-world issues.
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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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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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This accessible volume will be a useful resource for those new to the many domains of sport."Choice (review of first edition) "Enhanced with the inclusion of a four page Glossary; a twenty-two page Read more...

 
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