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.

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

1 The Sociological Analysis of Sport in Society
The Pervasiveness of Sport
The Discipline of Sociology
Sport as a Microcosm of Society
Levels of Sport
2 Social and Cultural Sources of the Rise of Sport in North America
Colonial Traditions in North America
The Early Nineteenth Century: Early Industrialization and Technology
The Latter Nineteenth Century: The Beginnings of Modern Society
The Twentieth Century: The Modern World
3 Sport and Societal Values
The American Value System
Societal Values and Sport
4 Children and Sport
Youth Sports Programs: Something for Everyone
The Rise of Youth Sports Programs: The Take-Off and Expansion of a New Form of Sport
Objectives of Youth Sports Programs: What Do Young Athletes Want? What Do Their Parents Want?
Socialization and Sport
Socialization into Sport: Why Do Children Get Involved in Organized Sports?
Socialization via Sport
Development of Personal-Social Attributes Through Sport
Potential Psycho-Social Problems of Youth Sports
(and more...)

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