Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies
  • Author : Jay Coakley
  • Release Date : 10 March 2014
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN 13 : 0078022525

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.

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Sports in Society Issues and Controversies

Author : Jay Coakley
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Genre : Social Science
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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....

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EBOOK Sports in Society

Author : Jay Coakley,Elizabeth Pike
Publisher : McGraw Hill
Genre : Social Science
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Using a topics-based approach organized around provocative questions about the interaction of sports, culture and society, Sports in Society presents an accessible introduction to research and theory in the sociology of sport. This new edition continues the legacy of the previous editions while introducing new material and examples that bring ...

Sports in Society  Issues and Controversies

Sports in Society Issues and Controversies

Author : Coakley Jay J
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Sports
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Taking a global, issues-oriented approach to the study of the role of sport in society, this title encourages the discussion of current sports-related controversies and helps students develop critical thinking skills. It is suitable for the sport sociology course....

Sports in Society

Sports in Society

Author : Jay J. Coakley
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Genre : Sports
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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....

Soccer in Mind

Soccer in Mind

Author : Andrew M. Guest
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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From the FIFA World Cup to pick-up games at your local park, soccer is the closest thing in our world to a universal entertainment. Many writers use this global popularity to describe the game’s winners and losers, but what happens when we use social science to explore how soccer ...

Handbook of Sports Studies

Handbook of Sports Studies

Author : Jay Coakley,Eric Dunning
Publisher : SAGE
Genre : Social Science
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Now available in paperback, this vital handbook marks the development of sports studies as a major new discipline within the social sciences. Edited by the leading sociologist of sport, Eric Dunning, and Jay Coakley, author of the best selling textbook on sport in the USA, it both reflects and richly ...

Sport in Society

Sport in Society

Author : Jay J. Coakley
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Genre : Sports
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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....

Controversies of the Sports World

Controversies of the Sports World

Author : Douglas T. Putnam
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Examines the impact of sports in American life, including such controversies as recruitment procedures, drug use, violence, and discrimination against women and minorities....