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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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