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Author Delaney, Tim.

Title The sociology of sports : an introduction / Tim Delaney and Tim Madigan.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.483 D373s 2009    ---  Available
Description vii, 332 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-330) and index.
Summary "Emphasizes the positive aspects of sports as they affect and are affected by values and culture. Ranges widely in its scope, moving from violence, gender, race, religion and economics, to the role of sports in high school and college life. Includes American and international aspects of sport, and a brief history from antiquity to the present"--Provided by publisher.
Contents 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.
Subject Sports -- Sociological aspects.
Added Author Madigan, Tim.
ISBN 9780786441693 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786441690 (softcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. NZ1 12853981
AU@ 000043696961

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