Learning Culture through Sports: Perspectives on Society and Organized Sports / Edition 2

Learning Culture through Sports: Perspectives on Society and Organized Sports / Edition 2

by Sandra Spickard Prettyman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1442206306

ISBN-13: 9781442206304

Pub. Date: 10/16/2010

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Like the first edition, this second edition of Learning Culture Through Sports provides coaches, educators, parents, and others dealing with students and athletes with an engaging and critical venue by which to examine contemporary issues and controversies surrounding sport. This new edition includes a more global perspective, drawing upon recent issues in the

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Like the first edition, this second edition of Learning Culture Through Sports provides coaches, educators, parents, and others dealing with students and athletes with an engaging and critical venue by which to examine contemporary issues and controversies surrounding sport. This new edition includes a more global perspective, drawing upon recent issues in the world of sports in order to better understand how sport influences contemporary American society, both positively and negatively.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442206304
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/16/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Studying Sport What Can We Learn and Why Do We Care? 1

Part I. Youth and Sport Sandra Spickard Prettyman Prettyman, Sandra Spickard

1 Sport Specialization and Its Effects Sandra Spickard Prettyman Prettyman, Sandra Spickard 7

2 The Power of a Coach: Sport and Life's Lasting Lessons Jay Coakley Coakley, Jay 18

3 Achieving Equal Opportunity in Youth Sports: Roles for the "Power of the Permit" and the "Child Impact Statement" Brian Lampman Lampman, Brian 32

Part II. Gender, Sexuality, and Sport Douglas E. Abrams Abrams, Douglas E.

4 Jocks Rule Girls Drool: Middle School Definitions of a Jock Douglas E. Abrams Abrams, Douglas E. 43

5 The Frontrunner Failed to Land a Knockout Punch: Sports Metaphors, Masculinities, and Presidential Politics Sandra Spickard Prettyman Prettyman, Sandra Spickard 61

6 The Rutgers Women's Basketball Team Talks Back: Intersectionality, Resistance, and Media Power Jackson Katz Katz, Jackson 78

7 Come Out and Play: Confronting Homophobia in Sports Cheria Thomas Thomas, Cheria 92

8 Title IX Literacy: What Every Citizen Should Know about Title IX, Gender Equity, and College Sport Brandon Sternod Sternod, Brandon 107

Part III. Race, Ethnicity, and Sport Ellen J. Staurowsky Staurowsky, Ellen J.

9 Sincere Fictions of Whiteness in New Millennium American Sport Films Ellen J. Staurowsky Staurowsky, Ellen J. 124

10 Reporting in Black and White: Coverage of Coaching Scandals in Minnesota Two Different Worlds? Kyle Kusz Kusz, Kyle 143

11 Duke Lacrosse: An Exploration of Race, Class, Power, and Privilege Richard Lapchick Lapchick, Richard 158

12 Asian Americans in Unexpected Places: Sport, Racism, and the Media Earl Smith Smith, Earl 174

Part IV. Sport, Media, and Big Business C. Richard King King, C. Richard

13 Katrina's Tragic Wake and a Saintly Rescue: A Work in Progress C. Richard King King, C. Richard 182

14 Sports and Economics: An Examination of College Sports and Big Business Richard Lapchick Lapchick, Richard 193

15 Do Girls Rule? Understanding Popular Culture Images of "Girl Power!" and Sport Sanford S. Williams Williams, Sanford S. 210

Part V. International Perspectives on Sport and Participation Cheryl Cooky Cooky, Cheryl

16 British National Female Coaches on Coaching Cheryl Cooky Cooky, Cheryl 227

17 Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympics, and Issues of Fair Competition Leanne Norman Norman, Leanne 238

18 Strong Women, Fragile Closets: The Queering of Women's Sport Carwyn Jones Jones, Carwyn 251

19 Older Athletes: Resisting and Reinforcing Discourses of Sport and Aging Geneviève Rail Rail, Geneviève 260

Conclusion: Thinking through the Contradictions in Sport Rylee A. Dionigi Dionigi, Rylee A. 279

Index Sandra Spickard Prettyman Prettyman, Sandra Spickard 283

About the Editors Sandra Spickard Prettyman Prettyman, Sandra Spickard 295

About the Contributors Sandra Spickard Prettyman Prettyman, Sandra Spickard 296

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