Social Issues in Sport (häftad)
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Social Issues in Sport (häftad)

Social Issues in Sport

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An introductory textbook for courses in sociology of sport, social issues in sport, sport in society, and social aspects of sport; a professional reference for sport researchers.
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Ronald B. Woods, PhD, is an adjunct professor of health science and human performance at the University of Tampa. He was a professor of physical education and men's tennis coach at West Chester University in Pennsylvania for 17 years and was inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame. Woods also spent 20 years with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and was the first director of player development charged with developing top junior players into successful playing professionals. He was honored by the International Tennis Hall of Fame with their Educational Merit Award in 1996. In 2010, Woods was inducted into the USTA Middle States Tennis Hall of Fame. Woods has been a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) for over 40 years. He has served as the president of the USPTA Middle States division and as a member of the national executive committee. He was honored by the USPTA as National Coach of the Year in 1982 and named a Master Tennis Professional in 1984. In 2012, Woods was inducted into the USPTA Middle States Hall of Fame. A lifelong member of SHAPE America, Woods was a member of the U.S. Olympic Coaching Committee for eight years and the Coaches' Commission of the International Tennis Federation. B. Nalani Butler, PhD, is an assistant professor of sport management at Kennesaw State University. Butler is a former college student-athlete who continued her scholarly journey until she completed her PhD at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. During her tenure in Knoxville, she volunteered her time as a graduate student representative for the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, which works closely with the U.S. State Department on issues involving sport diplomacy. More recently, Butler's international experience involves being a part of the International Olympic Academy's International Session for Educators, where she works with scholars around the world to develop communication and understanding with using sport as a vehicle for peace and understanding. Butler's past experiences in the sport industry include working with the Cincinnati Reds (MLB) team, USA Bobsled and Skeleton, the Georgia State University Athletic Department, and the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC). She is an editorial board member of Engaging Sports and on the Board of Commissioners for the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). Butler's experiences working, traveling, and playing sports have helped her to shape a scholarly professional trajectory, focused on exploring social issues in sport, locally and globally.


Part I. Studying Sports in Society Chapter 1. Sport and How We Study It Sport Through the Ages Definition of Sport Study of Sport Research Methods in Sport Social Theories Current Status of Sport Sociology Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Chapter 2. Impact of Sport Participants and Sport Spectators Sport Participants Factors Affecting Sport Participation Trends in Sport Participation Sport Spectators Trends in Spectator Sports Marketing to Participants and Spectators Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Chapter 3. Impact of Sport Business, Management, and Media Sport and the Economy Ownership in Professional Sport Sport as Monopoly Recreational Sport as a Business Sports Management as a Profession Sport and Media Evolution Interplay of Sport and Media How Sport Affects the Media How Sport-Related Social Issues Affect the Media Ideology of Sport Through the Media Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Part II. Sport as an Institution Chapter 4. Youth Sport and Development Through Sport Organized Youth Sport History and Benefits of Youth Sport Current Status of Youth Sport Sponsors of Youth Sport Privatization of Youth Sport Youth Development Through Sport and Physical Activity Categories of Youth Sport Development Programs Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Chapter 5. Coaching and Leadership in Sport Influence of Coaches Status of Coaching Coaching at Different Levels of Sport Coaching Personality Coaching Leadership Styles Challenges for the Future of Coaching Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Chapter 6. Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Sport Interscholastic Sport Intercollegiate Sport Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Chapter 7. International Sport and the Modern Olympic Games Globalization of Modern Sport U.S. Influence on World Sport The Olympics FIFA and the World Cup Athletes, Coaches, and Sport Labor Migration Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Part III. Sport, Society, and Culture Chapter 8. Sporting Behavior, Ethics, and Moral Behavior Sporting Behavior at Different Levels of Sport Youth Attitudes Development of Moral and Ethical Values Moral Values Applied to Sport Moral Values Taught Through Sport Strategies for Good Sporting Behavior Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Chapter 9. Race, Ethnicity, and Sport Classifications of Race and Ethnicity Sport Participation Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities Sport and Promoting Equality Minorities as Sport Leaders Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Chapter 10. Gender and Sport Gender Classification Women, Girls, and Sport Women and Sport Before Title IX Title IX Women and Sport After Title IX Social Issues in Women's Sport Global Status of Women in Sport Barriers for Women in Sport Golden Age of Sport Reborn Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Chapter 11. Social Class and Sport Social Class Social Class and Sport Activity Control of Amateur and Professional Sport Class Mobility in Sport Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Chapter 12. Special Populations and Sport Americans with Disabilities Act American Disability Rights Movement Sport Participation for Athletes With a Physical Disability Sport Participation for Athletes With an Intellectual Disability Sport Participation for Older Athletes Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Chapter 13. Religion and Sport Religion and Sport in History Christian Influence on Sport Sport and Religions Other Than Christianity Use of Religion in Sport by Athletes Use of Sport by Athletes to Promote Religious Beliefs Use of Religion by Coaches, Organizations, and Owners Organizations Using Sport to Promote Religion Using Sport to Promote Christian Colleges and Secondary Schools Conflict Between Sport and Religion Chapter Summary Discussion Questions Chapter 14. Government, Politics, and Sport Government Promotion of Physical Activity and Health Government in Sport Government Promotion of Identity and Unit