9781594513039

Sport In Contemporary Society: An Anthology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781594513039

  • ISBN10:

    1594513031

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/2005
  • Publisher: Paradigm Publishers
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Summary

This new printing of Sport in Contemporary Societyincludes a new supplement on the facts, opinions, and scandals surrounding steroids in professional and amateur sports. Included is an informative government report that accessibly lays out the facts for students on increased use of steroids and the medical and performance effects on athletes. Additional articles critique, from different positions, steroid use and the policies various sports organizations have undertaken.

Table of Contents

Sport as a Microcosm of Society
Sport and Socialization: Organized Sports
Sport and Socialization: The Mass Media
Sport and Socialization: Symbols
Problems of Excess: Overzealous Athletes, Parents, and Coaches
Problems of Excess: Sport and Deviance
Problems of Excess: Big-Time College Sport
Problems of Excess: Sport and Money
Structured Inequality: Sport and Race/Ethnicity
Structured Inequality: Sport and Gender
Structured Inequality: Sport and Sexuality
Expanding Horizons: Sport and Globalization
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