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ERIC Number: ED139786
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 239
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Sport Sociology: Contemporary Themes.
Yiannakis, Andrew, Ed.; And Others
Intended for beginning and intermediate level students of sport and society, this anthology of 43 articles is organized into twelve, self-contained teaching units with unit introductions and study questions. Topics addressed include: (1) the sociological study of sport; (2) sport and American society; (3) the interdependence of sport, politics, and economics; (4) the American sports hero--past, present, and future; (5) an assessment of the value of competition; (6) adult-sponsored sports activities for children; (7) social correlates of interscholastic athletic participation; (8) sport subcultures; (9) sport and racism--fact or fantasy; (10) sex-role stereotyping and sport; (11) violence in sport; and (12) the future of American sport. (MM)
Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2460 Kerper Boulevard, Dubuque, Iowa 52001 ($10.95)
Publication Type: Books
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