ISBN-10:
1452279136
ISBN-13:
2901452279137
Pub. Date:
04/01/2014
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Communication and Sport: Surveying the Field / Edition 2

Communication and Sport: Surveying the Field / Edition 2

by Andrew C. Billings

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ISBN-13: 2901452279137
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Andrew C. Billings (Ph D, Indiana University) is the Ronald Reagan Chair of Broadcasting and director of the Alabama program in Sports Communication at the University of Alabama. His research interests lie in the intersection of sport, mass media, consumption habits, and identity-laden content. He is the author and/or editor of nine books, including Olympic Media: Inside the Biggest Show on Television; his writings have been translated into five languages. Billings is also the author of over 90 refereed journal articles and book chapters in outlets such as the Journal of Communication, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Mass Communication & Society, and the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. Dr. Billings serves on many editorial boards, including the journal Communication & Sport, where he currently acts as associate editor.



Michael L. Butterworth (Ph D, Indiana University) is director and associate professor of the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University. He is the author of Baseball and Rhetorics of Purity: The National Pastime and American Identity during the War on Terror, as well numerous scholarly articles in such journals as Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Communication & Sport, Communication, Culture & Critique, Critical Studies in Media Communication, and the Quarterly Journal of Speech. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in communication and sport, with particular emphasis on metaphor, myth, and politics. He also serves as the founding executive director for the International Association for Communication and Sport.

Paul D. Turman (Ph D, University of Nebraska) is the Vice President for Research & Economic Development for the South Dakota Board of Regents. His scholarly research focuses on the role of communication in the coach-athlete and parent-child relationship within a sport context. Prior to his time with the Board of Regents, he taught courses in communication and sport at the University of Northern Iowa. His scholarly work has been published in journals such as Communication Education, the Journal of Applied Communication Research, the Journal of Family Communication, and Communication Studies.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Communication and Sport
2. Community in Sport
3. Sports Media
4. Sports Fan Cultures
5. Sports and Mythology
6. Gender in Sport
7. Race and Ethnicity in Sport
8. Politics and Nationalism in Sport
9. Performing Identity in Sports
10. Communication and Sport in Parent-Child Interactions
11. Player-Coach Relationships in Sports
12. Small Groups/Teams in Sport
13. Crisis Communication in Sports Organizations
14. The Commodification of Sport
15. Sports Gaming
16. Communication and Sport in the Future

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