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Title Learning culture through sports : exploring the role of sports in society / edited by Sandra Spickard Prettyman, Brian Lampman.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.483 L479 2006    ---  Available
Description xiv, 270 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: Why study sport? / Sandra Spickard Prettyman -- Sect. I: Youth participation and sport -- Organized sports for young people: a 20th-century invention / Jay Coakley -- Open letter to communities: what community leaders can do to improve youth sports / Bob Bigelow, Bruce Svare, Richard Irving, Steve Fisher, Doug Abrams -- Time out! For better sports for kids / Fred Engh -- Motivation and outcomes of youth participation in sport / Peggy McCann, Martha Ewing -- Sect. II: Gender and sexuality in sport -- Title IX: past, present, and future / Margaret Duncan -- Liberties and lipstick: the paradox of cheerleading as sport / Natalie G. Adams, Pamela J. Bettis -- If you beat him, you own him, he's your bitch: coaches, language, and power / Sandra Spickard Prettyman Pitching for equality: gay athletes and homophobia / Eric Anderson -- Sect. III: Race and ethnicity in sport -- New racial stereotypes / Richard Lapchick -- Exploring race with secondary students: developing critical media literacy / Brian Lampman -- Unexpected, undeserved, unrewarded-- and undeniable: sport and transformation / Bill Curry -- Making sense of the American Indian mascot issue / Ellen J. Staurowsky -- Sect. IV: Sport and the media -- Songs sung red, white, and blue: music, sports, and the rhetoric of patriotism / Stephen D. Mosher -- Reconsidering girl power: examining media images of female athletes / Maureen Smith -- Why be a 'jackass'?: media images of young white men in and out of sport in new millennium America / Kyle W. Kusz -- Education, sport, and hip-hop through the "mic" of Stuart Scott / C. Keith Harrison, Quaylan Allen -- Sect. V: Sport and violence -- In the name of obedience: overcoming the damaging myths about hazing / Joe Gervais -- Athletes, role models, and criminals: what do we make of this tripartite mess? / Earl Smith, Angela Hattery -- Sect. VI: Sports and schools -- -- Scholar-baller approach: a cultural map for academic success in America / C. Keith Harrison, Eddie Comeaux, Jean A. Boyd, Cliff J. Parks, Jr., David Heikkinin -- Rethinking the role of sports in our schools / John R. Gerdy -- Meaning of success in academics and athletics / Rob Renes -- Conclusion: Sport, society, and social justice / Brian Lampman.
Subject Sports -- Social aspects -- United States.
Added Author Prettyman, Sandra Spickard, 1957-
Lampman, Brian, 1973-
ISBN 1578863791 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
9781578863792 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
1578863805 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781578863808 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. IG# 1578863791
IG# 1578863805
YDXCP 2254257
YDXCP 2254256
NLGGC 288000412
NZ1 10492174

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