Sports In Society
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📒Sports In Society ✍ Jay J. Coakley
✏Sports in Society Book Summary : 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.
📒Sports In Society ✍ Jay J. Coakley
✏Sports in Society Book Summary : This excellent new edition continues the legacy of the previous ten editions of Sports in Society. Combining the original structure with new material, the authors introduce research and discussion which encompasses a global view of the sociology of sport.The sociology of sport is a sub-discipline of sociology that studies sports as part of social and cultural life. Sensitive topics, such as religion, have been integrated throughout the text to provide a holistic view of society. Drawing on a number of contemporary issues, terms and debates in sports the authors use a range of specific cases to bring theory to life.
📒Sports In Society ✍ Jay Coakley
✏Sports in Society Book Summary : 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.
📒Sports In Society Issues And Controversies ✍ Jay Coakley
✏Sports in Society Issues and Controversies Book Summary : Sports in Society provides a comprehensive introduction to understanding the issues and controversies surrounding sports in society. Coakley delivers a critical approach toward sports related issues with an emphasis on social class, race, and ethnicity within the sports world. The new Connect course includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience. This technology encourages readers to apply their knowledge and consider the role sports plays in their personal experiences, schools, and communities. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: • SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. • Access to your instructor’s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. • Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. • The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping. Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here: http://www.mheducation.com/highered/platforms/connect/training-support-students.html
📒Sports In Society ✍ William Harry Crouse
✏Sports in Society Book Summary : An adaptation of the globally successful book by Jay Coakley. It maintains all the strengths of the original work, while bringing the focus to bear on Australian and New Zealand experiences.
✏Looseleaf for Sports in Society Issues and Controversies Book Summary : Sports in Society emphasizes the cultural, interactional, and structural dimensions of sports. Coakley encourages readers to think critically about issues and controversies in sports while considering their own personal experiences, families, schools, communities and societies.
📒Learning Culture Through Sports ✍ Sandra Spickard Prettyman
✏Learning culture through sports Book Summary : This book provides coaches, educators, parents, and others dealing with students and athletes with an engaging and critical venue by which to examine contemporary issues and controversies surrounding sport. In this text, authors take up the challenges faced by sport in our world, especially as it relates to the lives of young people, providing multiple perspectives on the issues, problems, and possibilities of sport in contemporary American society.
📒The Nordic World Sport In Society ✍ Henrik Meinander
✏The Nordic World Sport in Society Book Summary : 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.
✏Handbook of Research on the Impact of Fandom in Society and Consumerism Book Summary : Fans of specific sports teams, television series, and video games, to name a few, often create subcultures in which to discuss and celebrate their loyalty and enthusiasm for a particular object or person. Due to their strong emotional attachments, members of these fandoms are often quick to voluntarily invest their time, money, and energy into a related product or brand, thereby creating a group of faithful and passionate consumers that play a significant role in multiple domains of contemporary culture. The Handbook of Research on the Impact of Fandom in Society and Consumerism is an essential reference source that examines the cultural and economic effects of the fandom phenomenon through a multidisciplinary lens and shapes an understanding of the impact of fandom on brand building. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as religiosity, cosplay, and event marketing, this publication is ideally designed for marketers, managers, advertisers, brand managers, consumer behavior analysts, product developers, psychologists, entertainment managers, event coordinators, political scientists, anthropologists, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current studies on the global impact of this particularly devoted community.
✏Leisure and Sport in Society Book Summary : The Sociology of Sport: What Is It and Why Study It? -- Philosophy of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport -- Producing Knowledge About Sports in Society: How Is Knowledge Produced In the Sociology of Sport? -- Early Heritage in Sports and Gymnastics -- Early American Physical Education and Sport -- Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport -- Sports and Socialization: Who Plays and What Happens to Them? -- Deviance in Sports: Is It Out of Control? -- Violence in Sports: Does It Affect Our Lives? -- Sports for Children: Are Organized Programs Worth the Effort? -- Gender and Sports: Is Equity Possible? -- Race and Ethnicity: Are They Important in Sports? -- Age and Ability: Barriers to Participation and Inclusion? -- Sports and Politics: How Do Governments and Global Political Processes Influence Sports?