Sport in society : issues and controversies / Jay Coakley.Material type: TextLanguage: English Copyright date: ©2017Edition: 8th editionDescription: x, 614 pages : illustration ; 24 cmContent type: rdacontent Media type: rdamedia Carrier type: rdacarrierISBN: 9789813151925; 9813151927Subject(s): Sports -- Social aspects | Spor -- Sosyal bakış | Sports -- Psychological aspects | Spor -- Psikolojik yönlerLOC classification: GV706.5 | .C63 2017
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. The sociology of sport : what is it and why study it? -- About this book -- About this chapter -- What is the sociology of sport? -- Why study sports in society? -- What is the current status of the sociology of sport? -- What are sports? -- Summary : why study the sociology of sport? -- 2. Using social theories : how can they help us study sports in society? -- What are theories and why do we need them? -- Functionalist theory : what do sports contribute to society? -- Conflict theory : are sports all about money and economic power? -- Interactionist theory : how do people experience sports? -- Critical theories : how are sports involved in creating and changing culture and social relations? -- Feminist theories : what are the connections between gender and sports? -- Figurational theory : understanding sports in terms of historical and global processes -- Is there a best theoretical approach to use when studying sports? -- Summary : how can social theories help us study sports in society? --
3. Studying the past : does it help us understand sports today? -- Understanding history while studying sports in society -- Sports vary by time and place -- Contests and games in ancient Greece : beyond the myths (1000 B.C. to 100 B.C.) -- Roman contests and games : spectacles and gladiators (100 B.C. to 500 A.D.) -- Tournaments and games in medieval Europe : separation of the masters and the masses (500 to 1300) -- The Renaissance, Reformation, and Enlightenment : games as diversions (1300 to 1800) -- The Industrial Revolution : the emergence of organized competitive sports (1780 to 1920) -- Since 1920 : struggles continue -- Summary : can we use history to understand sports today? -- 4. Sports and socialization : who plays and what happens to them? -- What is socialization? -- Becoming involved and staying involved in sports -- Changing or ending sport participation -- Being involved in sports : what happens? -- What socialization research doesn't tell us -- Summary : who plays and what happens? --
5. Sports and children : are organized programs worth the effort? -- Origin and development of organized youth sports -- Major trends in youth sports today -- Different experiences : informal, player-controlled sports versus organized, adult-controlled sports -- Sociological questions about youth spots -- Recommendations for changing children's sports -- Prospects for change -- Summary : are organized youth sport programs worth the effort? -- 6. Deviance in sports : is it out of control? -- Problems faced when studying deviance in sports -- Defining and studying deviance in sports : three approaches -- Research on deviance among athletes -- Performance-enhancing substances : deviant overconformity in sports -- Summary : is deviance in sports out of control? -- 7. Violence in sports : how does it affect our lives? -- What is violence? -- Violence in sports through history -- Violence on the filed -- Violence off the field -- Violence among spectators -- Summary : does violence in sports affect our lives? --
8. Gender and sports : does equity require ideological changes? -- Participation and equity issues -- Ideological and cultural issues -- Summary : does equity require ideological changes? -- 9. Race and ethnicity : are they important in sports? -- Definitions of race, ethnicity, and minority group -- Racial classification systems and racial ideology in sports -- Sport participation among racial and ethnic minorities in the United States -- The dynamics of racial and ethnic relations in sports -- Summary : are race and ethnicity important in sports? -- 10. Social class : do money and power matter in sports? -- Social class and class relations -- Sports and economic inequality -- Social class and sport participation patterns -- Economic and career opportunities in sports -- Sport participation and occupational careers among former athletes -- Summary : do money and power matter in sports? --
11. Sports and the economy : what are the characteristics of commercial sports? -- Emergence and growth of commercial sports -- Commercialization and changes in sports -- Owners, sponsors, and promoters in commercial sports -- Legal status and incomes of athletes in commercial sports -- Summary : what are the characteristics of commercial sports? -- 12. Sports and the media : could they survive without each other? -- Characteristics of the media -- Sports and the media : a two-way relationship -- Images and narratives in media sports -- The profession of sport journalism -- Summary : could sports and the media survive without each other? -- 13. Sports and politics : how do governments and globalization influence sports? -- The sports-government connection -- Sports and global political processes -- Politics in sports -- Summary : how do governments and globalization influence sports? --
14. Sports in high school and college : do varsity sport programs contribute to education? -- Arguments for and against interscholastic sports -- Interscholastic sports and the experiences of high school students -- Intercollegiate sports and the experiences of college students -- Do schools benefit from varsity sports? -- Varsity high school sports : problems and recommendations -- Intercollegiate sports : problems and recommendations -- Summary are varsity sports educational? -- 15. Sports and religions : is it a promising combination? -- How do sociologists define and study religion? -- Similarities and differences between sports and religions -- Modern sports and religious beliefs and organizations -- The challenges of combining sports and religious beliefs -- Summary : is it a promising combination? -- 16. Sports in the future : what can we expect? -- Major sport forms in the future -- Future trends in sports -- Specific forecasts -- The challenge of making the future -- Summary : what can we expect in the future?