Sociology of North American Sport / Edition 6

Sociology of North American Sport / Edition 6

by D. Stanley Eitzen, George H. Sage
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697258858

ISBN-13: 9780697258854

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This informative text focuses on the role of sport in U.S. and Canadian societies. The approach is sociological,analytical,and critical.  See more details below

Overview

This informative text focuses on the role of sport in U.S. and Canadian societies. The approach is sociological,analytical,and critical.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697258854
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
6TH
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Sociological Analysis of Sport in Society 1

Ch. 2 Social and Cultural Sources for the Rise of Sport in North America 21

Ch. 3 Sport and Societal Values 47

Ch. 4 Youth and Sport 60

Ch. 5 Interscholastic Sport 90

Ch. 6 Intercollegiate Sport 111

Ch. 7 Social Problems and North American Sport: Violence, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, and Gambling 129

Ch. 8 Sport and Religion 165

Ch. 9 Sport and Politics 195

Ch. 10 Sport and the Economy 214

Ch. 11 Sport and the Mass Media 240

Ch. 12 Sport, Social Stratification, and Social Mobility 271

Ch. 13 Racial-Ethnic Minorities and Sport 290

Ch. 14 Gender in North American Sport: Continuity and Change 315

Ch. 15 Contemporary Trends and the Future of Sport in North America 346

Index 377

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