Case Studies In Sport Communication / Edition 1

Case Studies In Sport Communication / Edition 1

by Robert S. Brown, Daniel ORourke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275975312

ISBN-13: 9780275975319

Pub. Date: 12/01/2003

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Essays analyzing the narratives that surround the physical and ritualistic activities of sport.  See more details below

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Essays analyzing the narratives that surround the physical and ritualistic activities of sport.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275975319
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
520,211
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1The Rhetorical Resurgence of Pete Rose: A Second-Chance Apologia1
2Hoop Games: A Narrative Analysis of Television Coverage of Women's and Men's Professional Basketball27
3Dueling Genders: Announcer Bias in the 1999 U.S. Open Tennis Tournament51
4The Talk of the Town: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Browns' Departure from and Return to Cleveland63
5Sport, (Dis)Ability, and Public Controversy: Ableist Rhetoric and Casey Martin v. PGA Tour, Inc81
6Regulating Sport Rationality in America through the Moral Controversy of Extreme Fighting105
7The Resignification of Risk in Marketing Whitewater: Ritual Initiation and the Mythology of River Culture125
8Coachtalk: Good Reasons for Winning and Losing141
9Metaphor in Sport Policy Debate: Parliament and British Soccer Violence159
10Fifty-Eight American Dreams: The NBA Draft as Mediated Ritual171
Index201
About the Contributors207

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