The Sociology of Sports: An Introduction

Editor/Author Delaney, Tim and Madigan, Tim
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: McFarland

Single-User Purchase Price: $40.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: Not Available
ISBN: 978-1-4766-8237-2
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
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This third edition takes a fresh approach to the study of sport, presenting key concepts such as socialization, race, ethnicity, gender, economics, religion, politics, deviance, violence, school sports and sportsmanship.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Chapter 1 The Sociology of Sport
    • Chapter 2 Social Theory and Sport
    • Chapter 3 A Brief History of Sport
    • Chapter 4 The Impact of Sport on Culture
    • Chapter 5 Socialization and Sport
    • Chapter 6 Youth Sports
    • Chapter 7 High School and College Sports
    • Chapter 8 Deviance in Sport
    • Chapter 9 Violence in Sport
    • Chapter 10 Gender and Sport
    • Chapter 11 Race and Ethnicity in Sport
    • Chapter 12 Economics and Sport
    • Chapter 13 Politics and Sport
    • Chapter 14 Religion and Sport
    • Chapter 15 The Media and Sport
    • Chapter 16 Sportsmanship and Why We Love Sports
    • Bibliography