Sports in Society

Issues and Controversies

Author: Jay J. Coakley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: 9780072556575

Category: Sports

Page: 614

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SPORT IN SOCIETY is the definitive text for the sport sociology course. Taking a global, issues-oriented approach to study the role of sport in society, this text encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students develop critical thinking skills.
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The Nordic World: Sport in Society

Author: Henrik Meinander

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135224773

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 200

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This volume is a significant contribution to the study of contemporary European culture. It explores the political, social and aesthetic impact of modern sport on the Northern European Nordic communities. Its concern is the relationship between Nordic culture, Nordic nations, changing Nordic attitudes to time, space and the body and the related evolution of specific Nordic visions and traditions of sport as an integral component of cultural similarity and synthesis.
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Sport in Society

Issues and Controversies

Author: Jay J. Coakley

Publisher: Times Mirror Magazine

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports

Page: 417

View: 336

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SPORT IN SOCIETY is the definitive text for the sport sociology course. Taking a global, issues-oriented approach to study the role of sport in society, this text encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students develop critical thinking skills.
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Sport and Society

A Student Introduction

Author: Barrie Houlihan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761970347

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 379

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Organized around four themes key to the study of sport (perspectives, inclusion, commercialization and the international context), this text provides a student introduction to the field.
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Sports in Society

Sociological Issues and Controversies

Author: Jay Coakley,Chris Hallinan,Brent McDonald

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780070287280

Category: Sports

Page: 468

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Sports in society: sociological issues and controversies 2e is an Australian and New Zealand adaptation of the globally successful book by Jay Coakley. It retains all the strengths of the original work, while focusing on Australian and New Zealand experiences. The text provides comprehensive coverage of contemporary areas of focus, such as the role of racial and ethnic minorities in sport, and makes a valuable contribution to this area of study. Sports in society: sociological issues and controversies 2e is an essential resource for students undertaking tertiary studies in the area of sport sociology, sport management, human movement and allied fields such as sport science and recreation studies.
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Sports in Society : Issues and Controversies

Author: Coakley, Jay J,Donnelly, Peter

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson

ISBN: 9780070914766

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 576

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A new, Canadian edition of a market-leading text!Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies, First Canadian Editionis the definitive text for the sociology of sport course. The text’s global, issues-oriented approach to the study of sports in Canadian society promotes discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students to develop critical thinking skills.
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Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies

Author: Jay Coakley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780073376547

Category: Education

Page: 704

View: 7484

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Sports in Society is the definitive text for the sport sociology course. Taking a global, issues-oriented approach to the study of the role of sport in society, this text encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students develop critical thinking skills.
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Sport and society

history, power and culture

Author: Graham Scambler

Publisher: Open Univ Pr

ISBN: 9780335210718

Category: Social Science

Page: 211

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This text presents a comprehensive account of the contemporary sociology of sport. It examines the changing role of sport in society and analyses topics such as representations of sport in the media and violence in sport.
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Sport, Culture and Society

An Introduction

Author: Grant Jarvie

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415306478

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 414

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This exciting new undergraduate textbook introduces the reader to the broad and complex relationship between sport, culture and society, and critically examines the key assumptions that we hold with regard to the nature of sport.
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Women, Sport and Society in Modern China

Holding Up More Than Half the Sky

Author: Dong Jinxia

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135763860

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 358

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Drawing on Chinese sources hitherto unavailable in the West including official documents and interviews with top athletes, the author explores the rise of Chinese super sportswomen and their relationship with politics, culture and society before and during the Cultural Revolution and through China's transition to a market economy.
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