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Sport in Society : Issues and Controversies - 6th edition

Sport in Society : Issues and Controversies (ISBN10: 0815120273; ISBN13: 9780815120278)
ISBN13: 978-0815120278
ISBN10: 0815120273

Summary: Using an 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 th
inking skills. A new chapter covering sports and socialization examines the actual experience and consequences of sports involvement, giving students concrete examples of sociological research and how it can be applied. New material about the relationship between sports and cultural concepts of gender, race, class, and character logic helps students understand the dominant ideology of the culture. A revised chapter on sports and the economy helps students understand the commercialization of sports. New "What Do You Think" boxes explore current controversies and provide an opportunity for critical analysis and discussion.
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Summary: Using an 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. A new chapter covering sports and socialization examines the actual experience and consequences of sports involvement, giving students concrete examples of sociological research and how it can be applied. New material about the relationship between sports and cultural concepts of gender, race, class, and character logic helps students understand the dominant ideology of the culture. A revised chapter on sports and the economy helps students understand the commercialization of sports. New "What Do You Think" boxes explore current controversies and provide an opportunity for critical analysis and discussion. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 6TH 98
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: W.C.Brown Pub.Co.
Published: 10/28/1997
International: No

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