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Sport sociology : contemporary themes

Author: Andrew Yiannakis; Merrill J Melnick; Thomas D McIntyre; Beth Ensminger Vanfossen; Donald F Sabo
Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., ©1993.
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Genre/Form: Readings
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Yiannakis; Merrill J Melnick; Thomas D McIntyre; Beth Ensminger Vanfossen; Donald F Sabo
ISBN: 0840381980 9780840381989
OCLC Number: 27895573
Description: 631 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Unit I: The Emergence and Development of the Sociology of Sport. Sociology of sport in the United States / Jay Coakley --
Toward an applied sociology of sport : the next generation / Andrew Yiannakis --
Sport sociology that matters : imperatives and challenges for the 1990s / Howard L. Nixon --
Unit II: Theoretical Perspectives. Using sociological theories : is sport an inspiration or an opiate? / J. Coakley --
Toward a Marxist sociology of sport : an assessment and a preliminary agenda / Levon Chorbajian --
The role of cultural studies and social criticism in the sociological study of sport / Robert G. Hollands --
Gender on the sports agenda / Jennifer A. Hargreaves --
Unit III: Sport, Power and Ideology : the Role of Sport as a Social Institution. Sport and ideology in contemporary society / Rex W. Thomson --
The great American football ritual : reproducing race, class, and gender inequality / Douglas E. Foley --
Ideology, the media, and Australian sport / Jim McKay, David Rowe --
Super Bowl : mythic spectacle / Michael R. Real --
Unit IV: The Political Economy of College Sports.Corporate athleticism : an inquiry into the political economy of college sports / Nand Hart-Nibbrig --
Getting out from under the table ; The underground economy of college football / Allen L. Sack --
College sports inc : the athletic department vs. the university / Murray Sperber --
Unit V: Sport and Politics. State and sport in developing societies / Jim Riordan --
Partisanship and sport : the unique case of politics and sport in Israel / Nurit Reshef and Jeremy Paltiel --
The making and remaking of white lightning in Cuba : politics, sport and physical education 30 years after the revolution / John Sugden, Eamon McCartan, Alan Tomlinson --
Unit VI: Sport and the Media. Men, women, and sports : audience experiences and effects / Walter Gantz, Lawrence A. Wenner --
The mediation of spectator sport / Margaret Carlisle Duncan and Barry Brummett --
Denial of power in televised women's sports / Margaret Carlisle Duncan and Cynthia A. Hasbrook --
An analysis of Sports illustrated feature articles, 1954-1987 / Angela Lumpkin, Linda D. Williams --
Unit VII: Gender and Sport. Boyhood, organized sports and the construction of masculinities / Michael Messner --
Fraternal bonding in the locker room : a prefeminist analysis of talk about competition and women / Timothy Jon Curry --
Sport and the maintenance of masculine hegemony / Lois Bryson --
Combating homophobia in sport and physical education / Helen Lenskyj --
Unit VII: Race and Sport. Sports within the Black subculture : a matter of social class or a distinctive subculture? / Elmer Spreitzer and Eldon E. Snyder --
Racial participation and integration in men's and women's intercollegiate basketball : continuity and change, 1958-1985 / Forrest J. Berghorn and Norman R. Yetman, with William E. Hanna --
Racial bias in women's collegiate volleyball / D. Stanley Eitzen, David Furst --
Centrality of position and managerial recruitment : the case of major league baseball / Wilbert N. Leonard II, Tony Ostrovsky, and Steve Huchendorf --
Unit IX: Sport and Deviancy. Positive deviance among athletes : the implications of overconformity to the sport ethic / Robert Hughes and Jay Coakley --
Drugs in professional sport : external control of individual behavior / Albert J. Figone --
The structure of sport and participant violence / John Schneider, D. Stanley Eitzen --
Deviance in sport : the case of pathological gambling / Henry R. Lesieur --
Unit X: Children in Sport. Backyard versus Little League baseball : some observations on the impoverishment of children's games in contemporary America / Edward C. Devereux --
Social psychological aspects of competition for male youth sport participants: IV. Predictions of enjoyment / Tara K. Scanlan and Rebecca Lewthwaite --
The effect of participation in sport on the value orientations of young athletes / Paul E. Dubois --
Factors underlying enjoyment of youth sports : sport and age group comparisons / Leonard M. Wankel and Philip S.J. Kreisel --
Unit XI: Consequences of High School Sports Participation. Do high school sports build character? : a quasi-experiment on a national sample / C. Roger Rees, Frank M. Howell, Andrew W. Miracle --
Educational effects of interscholastic athletic participation on African-American and Hispanic youth / Merrill J. Melnick, Beth Vanfossen, Donald F. Sabo --
Interscholastic athletic participation and delinquent behavior : an empirical assessment of relevant variables / Jeffrey O. Segrave, Douglas N. Hastad --
High school athletics and adult sport-leisure activity : gender variations across the life cycle / Frank M. Howell, James A. McKenzie --
Unit XII: Sport and Educational Achievement. From idealism to pragmatic detachment : the academic performance of college athletes / Peter Adler and Patricia A. Adler --
From idealism to actualization : the academic performance of female intercollegiate athletes / Barbara Bedkey Meyer --
The academic preparation and achievement of Black and White collegiate athletes / D. Stanley Eitzen and Dean A. Purdy --
The education of college student-athletes / Richard M. Brede and Henry J. Camp --
Unit XIII: Sport, Class and Social Mobility. Sport for whom? : different participation patterns of recreation in leisure-time physical activities / Lesley Fishwick, Diane Hayes --
Do high school athletics pay? : some further evidence / J. Steven Picou, Virginia McCarter, and Frank M. Howell --
Sport and beyond : ethnic inequalities in attainment / Moshe Semyonov --
The sport participation-social class relationship : some recent youth sport participation data / Cynthia A. Hasbrook --
Unit XIV: Sport Subcultures. The construction and confirmation of identity in sport subcultures / Peter Donnelly, Kevin Young --
Competitive sport in post-industrial society : the case of the Motocross rider / Thomas W. Martin and Kenneth J. Berry --
Pumping irony : crisis and contradiction in bodybuilding / Alan M. Klein --
Urban samurai : the "karate dojo" / Glenn Jacobs --
Unit XV: Disengaging from Sport. Retirement from professional sport : the process and problems of occupational and psychological adjustment / Barry D. McPherson --
Athletic retirement as social death : concepts and perspectives / Edwin Rosenberg --
Negative consequences of leaving competitive sport? : comparative findings for former elite-level hockey players / James Curtis and Richard Ennis --
Career problems and retirement among elite athletes : the female tennis professional / Maria T. Allison, Carrie Meyer.
Responsibility: [edited by] Andrew Yiannakis, Merrill J. Melnick, Thomas D. McIntyre.

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