Handbook of Sports Studies

Handbook of Sports Studies

by Jay Coakley
     
 

ISBN-10: 080397552X

ISBN-13: 9780803975521

Pub. Date: 11/13/2000

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This vital new handbook marks the development of sports studies as a major new discipline within the social sciences. Edited by the leading sociologist of sport, Eric Dunning, and author of the best selling textbook on sport in the USA, Jay Coakley, it both reflects and richly endorses this new found status.

Key aspects of the Handbook include: an inventory

Overview

This vital new handbook marks the development of sports studies as a major new discipline within the social sciences. Edited by the leading sociologist of sport, Eric Dunning, and author of the best selling textbook on sport in the USA, Jay Coakley, it both reflects and richly endorses this new found status.

Key aspects of the Handbook include: an inventory of the principal achievements in the field; a guide to the chief conflicts and difficulties in the theory and research process; a rallying point for researchers who are established or new to the field, which sets the agenda for future developments; a resource book for teachers who wish to establish new curricula and develop courses and programmes in the area of sports s

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803975521
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/13/2000
Pages:
570
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: MAJOR PERSPECTIVES IN THE SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT
PART ONE: MAJOR PERSPECTIVES IN THE SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT
Editors' Introduction
Functionalism, Sport and Society - John W Loy and Douglas Booth
Marxist Theories - Bero Rigauer
Cultural Studies and the Sociology of Sport - Jenny Hargreaves and Ian Mc Donald
Feminist Theories for Sport - Susan Birrell
Interpretive Approaches to the Sociology of Sport - Peter Donnelly
Figurational Sociology and Its Application to Sport - Patrick Murphy, Ken Sheard and Ivan Waddington
Posting Up - David L Andrews
French Post-Structuralism and the Critical Analysis of Contemporary Sporting Culture
PART TWO: CROSS-DISCIPLINARY DIFFERENCES AND CONNECTIONS
Editors' Introduction
The Anthropology of Sport - Kendall Blanchard
Economics and Sport - Marc Lavoie
Human Geography and the Study of Sports - John Bale
Social History and Sport - Nancy L Struna
The Philosophy of Sport - William J Morgan
A Historical and Conceptual Overview and a Conjecture Regarding Its Future
Politics and Sport - Barrie Houlihan
Psychology and the Study of Sport - Diane L Gill
PART THREE: KEY TOPICS
Editors' Introduction
The Development of Modern Sports - Allen Guttmann
Political Economy and Sport - George Sage
Education and Sport - C Roger Rees and Andrew W Miracle
Sport and the Media - Garry Whannel
Theorizing Sport, Social Class and Status - John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson
Gender and Sport - Nancy Theberge
Sport, Racism and Ethnicity - Grant Jarvie
Sport and Nationalism - Lincoln Allison
Sport and Globalization - Joseph Maguire
Social Control and Sport - D Stanley Eitzen
Sport and Violence - Kevin Young
Sport and Health - Ivan Waddington
A Sociological Perspective
Sport and Disability - Howard L Nixon II
Body Studies in the Sociology of Sport - Cheryl L Cole
Doping in Sport as Deviant Behavior and Its Social Control - G[um]unther L[um]uschen
Sport and Emotions - Mary Duquin
Management, Organizations and Theory in the Governance of Sport - Ian Henry and Eleni Theodoraki
Arriving Sport - Robert Rinehart
Alternatives to Formal Sports
PART FOUR: SPORT AND SOCIETY RESEARCH AROUND THE GLOBE
Editors' Introduction
Africa - Denver J Hendricks
Australia and New Zealand - Chris Collins
Eastern Europe - Gy[um]ongyi S Foldesi
France - Jacques de France
Germany - Klaus Heinemann
India - I A Mc Donald
Japan - Koichi Kiku
Korea (and Southeast Asia) - Burn-Jang Lim
Latin America - Joseph L Arbena
Nordic Countries - Kari Fasting and Mari Kristin Sisjord
Portugal - Salom[ac]e Marivoet and Claudia Pinheiro
Spain - N[ac]uria Puig

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