Sport in Society: Issues & Controversies (McGraw-Hill International Edition: Health Professions Series)

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9780071181556: Sport in Society: Issues & Controversies (McGraw-Hill International Edition: Health Professions Series)

Topics in this volume include: the sociology of sport; using social theories; history of sport; sports and socialization; sports and children; and deviance in sports.

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Helps students understand cultural ideology and how it influences their lives and relationships with thorough coverage of the relationship between sports and the forms of cultural logic that people use to define and understand gender, race, class, and personal character in society.
Offers a revised and easy to understand explanation of social theories with examples of how different social theories are used to guide research on sport and society.
Gives students a framework for discussing serious problems such as substance use and behaviors dangerous to the health and well being of athletes and spectators in the revised chapters on deviance and violence in sports.
Includes new materials on global issues and controversies so students see social issues and controversies in ways that take them beyond their individual experiences and communities.
Lists relevant websites helping students use the increasing power of the World Wide Web to take their studies beyond the classroom with these author-approved sites.
Provides additional boxed materials on provocative topics, outside website sources and information, study materials, and Instructor resources, at the new book specific web site, which enhances the classroom experience for instructors and students.
Offers a unique chapter (4) on sports and socialization that examines the actual experience and consequences of sports involvement, giving students concrete examples of sociological research and how it can be applied.
Helps students understand the ever-evolving commercial aspect of sports of all kind and the relationship with society in a thorough chapter (11)on sports and the economy.
Explores the current controversies and provides an opportunity for critical analysis and discussion through updated 'What Do You Think Boxes'.

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