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Sport in a Changing World.

Author: Howard Nixon II; Howard L Nixon II
Publisher: Florence Taylor and Francis, 2015. 2016.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Nixon II, Howard
Sport in a Changing World
Florence : Taylor and Francis,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Nixon II; Howard L Nixon II
ISBN: 9781315675978 1315675978
OCLC Number: 966311901
Description: 1 online resource (365 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Title --
Copyright --
Dedication --
Contents in Brief --
Contents --
Special Features --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction to the Second Edition --
Part I Sociology and the Sociology of Sport --
1 A Sport Sociologist's Perspective of Sport --
Sociology and the Sociological Imagination --
Sport Sociology --
The Concept of Sport --
Sociological Theory and Sport Sociology --
Social Research Methods and Sport Sociology --
Structural Analysis of Social Networks in Sport Sociology --
The Golden Triangle --
Looking Ahead: Sport in a Changing World --
Part II Social Organization of Sport --
2 Stratification, Social Class, and Social Mobility in Sport --
Social Class and Mobility --
Social Stratification and Sport --
Explaining Social Stratification in Sport --
Social Class and the Democratization of Sport --
The Golden Triangle and the Evolution of Elite Sports --
The American Sports Dream and the Sports Opportunity Pyramid --
Golden Triangles and the Power Elite --
Global Sports Hierarchies --
Conclusion --
3 Diversity and Inequalities in Sport --
Dealing with Difference in Sport --
Gender and Sport --
Sexual Orientation and Sport --
People of Color in US Sports --
Diversity and Racism in Sports outside North America --
Disabilities, Disability Sport, and the Mainstream --
Conclusion --
Part III Building, Spreading, and Disrupting Sport in the Golden Triangle --
4 Globalization, Mass Media, and Sports Culture --
Globalization and the Golden Triangle --
Media Influence in Globalization and the Golden Triangle --
US Exceptionalism in Global Sports Culture --
The Construction and Globalization of Sports Heroes and Villains in the Golden Triangle --
The Evolution of the Dominant Sports Culture in the United States --
Sport and Religion --
Conclusion --
5 Sport, Social Deviance, and Social Problems --
Social Deviance and Sport. Theories of Social Deviance --
Social Deviance and Contemporary Social Problems of Sport --
Organized and Organizational Corruption in Sport --
Collective Deviance: Fan Violence --
Other Deviance-Related Social Problems in Sport: Hazing and Interpersonal Violence --
Conclusion --
Part IV Social Contexts of Sport --
6 Youth and High School Sports --
Socialization and Sport --
Participation Patterns --
Cross-National Similarities and Differences in Youth Sports Participation --
Youth Sports outside the School and in the Golden Triangle --
High School Sports and the Golden Triangle --
Justifications and Benefits of High School and Youth Sports --
The Ultimate Justification: Keeping Kids out of Trouble --
Issues and Problems of Youth and High School Sports --
Conclusion --
7 College Athletics --
The Popular and Peculiar Institution of Big-Time College Sports in the United States --
Stratification and Organizational Conflicts in College Sports Today --
From the AIAW to NCAA Women's Sports --
The Business of College Sports in the Intercollegiate Golden Triangle --
The NCAA Cartel --
Threats, Attacks, and Changes in the NCAA --
The Myth of Amateurism and the Collegiate Model in Big-Time College Sports --
Conclusion --
8 Professional Sports --
The Golden Triangle and the Pro Sports Industry --
Monopoly Capitalism and the Operation of Pro Sports in North America and Europe --
Professional Sports below the Top of the Golden Triangle --
Sports Monopolies, Fans, and the Public --
Global Expansion and Migration in Pro Sports Marketplaces --
The Stresses and Problems of Professional Sports Careers --
The Toll of Professional Sports Careers --
Conclusion --
Part V Power, Political Economy, and Global Sports --
9 Politics, Economics, and Sport in a Changing World --
Power, Politics, and Political Economy in Sport --
Governments and Political Uses of Sport. Sport, Diplomacy, and International Hostility --
Political Activism and the Golden Triangle --
Politics and the Political Economy of the Olympics --
Political Violence and Sport --
Contemporary Forces of Change and the Future of Sport --
References --
Index.

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