Sports in Society Book

Sports in Society


  • Author : Jay J. Coakley
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Sports
  • Pages : 614
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000055341226

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Sports in Society Book Description :

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 Book

Sports in Society


  • Author : Jay Coakley
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Sports
  • Pages : 468
  • ISBN 10 : 0070287287

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Sports in Society Book Description :

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 Book

Sports in Society


  • Author : Jay J. Coakley
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Sports
  • Pages : 613
  • ISBN 10 : 0077117441

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Sports in Society Book Description :

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 Book

Sports in Society


  • Author : Jay J. Coakley
  • Publisher : Ingram
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Sports
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 0071285288

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Sports in Society Book Description :

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.

Sports in Society Book

Sports in Society


  • Author : Jay Coakley
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education Australia
  • Release Date : 2011-08-31
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9781743765197

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Sports in Society Book Description :

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. Organised around important issues and controversies in sport, like gender equity, the book examines the role of sports in society. It also offers a framework for analysing and discussing serious problems in the world of sport, and helps build an understanding of how cultural ideology influences our lives. 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. New to this edition Greater emphasis on the cultural, interactional, and structural dimensions of sports and sporting experiences New chapter on the process of producing knowledge in the sociology of sport Each chapter rewritten to be more clear and concise New research and theoretical developments Key features Current and relevant theory and examples Case studies throughout each chapter to enhance learning outcomes Solid end-of-chapter material to encourage reflection on key points

Sports in Society  Issues and Controversies Book

Sports in Society Issues and Controversies


  • Author : Jay Coakley
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release Date : 2016-07-15
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 672
  • ISBN 10 : 0073523542

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Sports in Society Issues and Controversies Book Description :

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

Exploring Sports and Society Book

Exploring Sports and Society


  • Author : Karl Spracklen
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2014-12-12
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137341600

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Exploring Sports and Society Book Description :

What is the relationship between sports and society? How can we understand sport in relation to physical activities, leisure and physical culture? In this far-reaching and inter-disciplinary textbook, Karl Spracklen brings together ideas and research from sports studies, sociology, cultural studies, history, philosophy and psychology, in order to explore the meaning and purpose of sports in society. Unique in its critical outlook, the text explicitly aims to challenge readers to question their assumptions about sports and physical culture, through chapters that focus in on the issues and controversies in sports and identify the tensions in the role of sport and physical culture in our everyday lives. Combining exposition of key concepts with critical analysis of relevant and up-to-date research examples, this informative and provocative textbook makes a distinct companion for students and lecturers across all sports-related courses, from sports science and physical education to sports studies and leisure studies.

Media  Sports  and Society Book

Media Sports and Society


  • Author : Lawrence A. Wenner
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 1989-08
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 315
  • ISBN 10 : 0803932448

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Media Sports and Society Book Description :

Media, Sports and Society provides a foundation for research on the communication of sports. The volume is framed by a seminal article outlining the parameters of the communication of sports and pointing to major issues that need to be addressed in the relationship between sports and media. Contributors examine the theoretical, cultural and historical issues, the production of media sports programming, its content and its audience. Individual chapters include a discussion of the spectacle of media sports, a comparison of Super Bowl Football and World Cup Soccer, a consideration of the spectators' enjoyment of sports violence, the rhetoric of winning and the American dream, and a fascinating examination of gender harmony and sports in

Loose Leaf for Sports in Society  Issues and Controversies Book

Loose Leaf for Sports in Society Issues and Controversies


  • Author : Jay Coakley
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release Date : 2020-03-25
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 672
  • ISBN 10 : 1260834557

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Loose Leaf for Sports in Society Issues and Controversies Book Description :

For over 30 years, Sports in Society has been a resource in the cultural, interactional, and structural dimensions of sports. The Thirteenth Edition provides a thorough introduction to the sociology of sport by raising critical questions to explore the relationships between sports, culture, and society. This text takes an issues-oriented approach to the study of sports in society and encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies. Students develop critical thinking skills by considering their own personal experiences, families, schools, communities, and societies. 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 instructors’ 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.

Sport in Society Book

Sport in Society


  • Author : Jay J. Coakley
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Sports
  • Pages : 575
  • ISBN 10 : 0815120273

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Sport in Society Book Description :

Uses an issues-oriented approach to study the role of sport in society. The format encourages discussion of current controversies, helping to develop critical thinking skills. Features include expanded coverage of critical and feminist theories, and a new chapter on sports and socialization.