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Sport in Contemporary Society : An Anthology

Author: D Stanley Eitzen
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Stanley Eitzen
ISBN: 0312119852 9780312119850
OCLC Number: 33361814
Description: xv, 426 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Take me out to the crowd / Bill Stokes --
The structure of sport and society / D. Stanley Eitzen --
We don't like football, do we? / Mariah Burton Nelson --
Sport in society : an inspiration or an opiate? / Jay J. Coakley --
Play group versus organized competitive team : a comparison / Jay J. Coakley --
High school football and academics / H.G. Bissinger --
Sports and ideological contradictions / D. Stanley Eitzen --
Fraternal bonding in the locker room / Timothy Jon Curry --
Separating the men from the girls : the gendered language of televised sports / Michael A. Messner, Margaret Carlisle Duncan, and Kerry Jensen --
Televised sport and the (anti)sociological imagination / Dan C. Hilliard --
Old times not forgotten : a battle over symbols / Douglas Lederman --
Crimes against humanity / Ward Churchill --
The de-athleticization of women : the naming and gender marking of collegiate sports teams / D. Stanley Eitzen and Maxine Baca Zinn. Sports as a control for aggression / Richard Grey Sipes --
A typology of sports violence / Michael D. Smith --
Football and violence / Rick Telander --
The dark side of competition / D. Stanley Eitzen --
Gambling on sport : policy issues / James H. Frey --
Performance-enhancing drugs in sport / John R. Fuller and Marc J. La Fountain --
Out of bounds : the truth about athletes and rape / Jill Neimark --
Myths about college sports / Murray Sperber --
From idealism to pragmatic detachment : the academic performance of college athletes Peter Adler and Patricia A. Adler --
Racism in college sports : prospects for the year 2000 / D. Stanley Eitzen --
Public policy in the public interest : pro franchises and sports facilities that are really "yours" / George H. Sage --
Baseball's antitrust immunity should be repealed / Howard Metzenbaum --
The baseball strike : a view from the left / Michael Zielinski --
Sporting dreams die on the "rez" / Kevin Sim. Sport and immigrant, minority, and Anglo relations in Garden City (Kansas) High School / Mark A. Grey --
1994 racial report card / Richard d E. Lapchick and Jeffrey R. Benedict --
Psychosocial impacts of athletic participation on American women : facts and fables / Don Sabo --
Explaining male dominance and sex segregation in coaching / Annelis Knoppers --
The spoils of victory : who gets big money from sponsors, and why / Susanna Levin --
The meaning of success : the athletic experience and the development of male identity / Michael A. Messner --
Changing the game : homophobia, sexism, and lesbians in sport / Pat Griffin --
Sport and masculinity : the estrangement of gay men / Brian Pronger --
Fun and games : the Gay Games 1994 / John Gallagher.
Responsibility: [compiled by] D. Stanley Eitzen.

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