Sport in Contemporary Society: An Anthology / Edition 7

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Overview

Sports buffs know all about famous players and coaches and can recite statistics in endless detail. But do fans know how sport is linked to other institutions of society? Do they understand the role of sport in socializing youngsters in both positive and negative ways? What about the ways in which sport perpetuates race and gender-role stereotypes in society? How do owners, coaches, and other sport authorities exercise power to maintain control over athletes?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594513039
  • Publisher: Paradigm Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/28/2006
  • Edition description: Seventh Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

D. Stanley Eitzen is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Colorado State University.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Sport as a microcosm of society 1
1 American sport at century's end 5
2 Sport as secular sacrament 11
3 Sport in society : an inspiration or an opiate? 21
Pt. 2 Sport and socialization : organized sports 39
4 Play group versus organized competitive team : a comparison 43
5 High school sports 52
6 Fraternal bonding in the locker room 56
Pt. 3 Sport and socialization : the mass media 75
7 Televised sport and anti(sociological) imagination 77
8 Center of attention : the gender of sports media 87
9 The televised sports manhood formula 98
Pt. 4 Sport and socialization : symbols 113
10 Old times not forgotten : a battle over symbols 115
11 The problems with Native American mascots 121
12 The de-athleticization of women : the naming and gender marking of collegiate sport teams 129
Pt. 5 Problems of excess : overzealous athletes, parents, and coaches 141
13 Kids and sports : injured at an early age 143
14 Female gymnastics and ice skaters : the dark side 149
15 Swoosh comes to shove 156
Pt. 6 Problems of excess : sport and deviance 163
16 Ethical dilemmas in American sport : the dark side of competition 165
17 Despite the positive rhetoric about women's sports, female athletes face a culture of sexual harassment 175
18 Out of bounds : the truth about athletes and rape 180
19 Crime and athletes : new racial stereotypes 187
Pt. 7 Problems of excess : big-time college sport 199
20 College sports : winners and losers 201
21 The big-time college sports plantations and the slaves who drive it 209
22 Guys and dollars : women still trail in the greed game of college sports 220
Pt. 8 Problems of excess : sport and money 225
23 NASCAR : a big money machine 227
24 The NFL machine 234
25 Sports, jobs, and taxes : are new stadiums worth the cost? 241
26 Upward mobility through sport? : the myths and realities 249
Pt. 9 Structured inequality : sport and race/ethnicity 257
27 Sporting dreams die on the "Rez" 259
28 Racial inequality and sport 266
29 Fewer blacks step up to plate in pro basketball 276
Pt. 10 Structured inequality : sport and gender 285
30 Sport and gender 287
31 The real culprit in the cutting of men's Olympic sports 294
32 The meaning of success : the athletic experience and the development of male identity 297
Pt. 11 Structured inequality : sport and sexuality 313
33 Changing the game : homophobia, sexism, and lesbians in sport 315
34 Sport and masculinity : the estrangement of gay men 332
35 Is baseball ready for a gay Jackie Robinson? 346
Pt. 12 Expanding the horizons : sport and globalization 351
36 Globalization and sports : issues and controversies 353
37 Corporate globalization and sporting goods manufacturing : the case of Nike 362
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