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Sociology of North American Sport

Sociology of North American Sport - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-1594515750

Cover of Sociology of North American Sport 8TH 09 (ISBN 978-1594515750)
ISBN13: 978-1594515750
ISBN10: 1594515751
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 09
Publisher: Paradigm Publishers
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $84.95

Sociology of North American Sport - 8TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-1594515750

D. Stanley Eitzen

ISBN13: 978-1594515750
ISBN10: 1594515751
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 09
Publisher: Paradigm Publishers

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

The book that set the standard for sports textbooks has been extensively revised and updated for its new eighth edition. Among the many new topical additions are elite child athletics, gambling in college sports, performance enhancement drugs, sport and nationalism after 9/11, the Beijing Olympics, Nike and other corporations, the power of media in sport, and more on minorities and on disabilities in sport.

Table of Contents

Preface
1 The Sociological Analysis of Sport in Society
2 Social and Cultural Sources of the Rise of Sport in North America
3 Sport and Societal Values
4 Youth and Sport
5 Interscholastic Sport
6 Intercollegiate Sport
7 Social Problems and North American Sport: Violence, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, and Gambling
8 Sport and Religion
9 Sport and Politics
10 Sport and the Economy
11 Sport and the Mass Media
12 Sport, Social Stratification, and Social Mobility
13 Racial-Ethnic Minorities and Sport
14 Gender in North American Sport: Continuity and Change
15 Contemporary Trends and the Future of Sport in North America
Notes Web Resources
Credits
Index

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