Sociology of Sports An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0786441690
ISBN-13: 9780786441693
Authors: Tim Madigan, Tim Delaney
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Tim Delaney is Associate Professor and Department Chair at the State University of New York at Oswego. He is the author of numerous books, including Classical and Contemporary Social Theory: Investigation and Application (2nd Edition 2012), and of many encyclopedia articles, journal articles, and book reviews.

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers Number of pages: 340 Dimensions: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 1.298 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Preface
The Sociology of Sport
Social Theory and Sport
A Brief History of Sport
The Impact of Sport on Culture
Socialization and Sport
Youth Sports
High School and College Sports
Deviance in Sport
Violence in Sport
Gender and Sport
Race and Ethnicity in Sport
Economics and Sport
Politics and Sport
Religion and Sport
The Media in Sport
The Benefits of Sport Participation
Glossary
Bibliography
Index