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Social Issues in Sport
Third Edition
Ronald B. Woods, PhD
University of Tampa
Human Kinetics
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Woods, Ron, 1943 November 6-
Social issues in sport / Ronald B. Woods. — Third edition.
pages cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Sports–Social aspects. 2. Sports–Sociological aspects. I. Title.
GV706.5.W655 2015
306.4’83–dc23
2015002522
ISBN: 978-1-4504-9520-2 (print)
Copyright 2016, 2011, 2007 by Ronald B. Woods
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Contents Preface
Intended Audience Text Organization Updates in the Third Edition Learning Tools Instructor Resources Closing Comments
Acknowledgments
Part I: Studying Sport in Society
Chapter 1: What Is Sport and Why Do We Study It? Sport Through the Ages Definition of Sport Study of Sport Chapter Summary
Chapter 2: How Do We Study Sport? Research Methods Social Theories Current Status of Sport Sociology Chapter Summary
Part II: Scope and Effect of Sport on Society
Chapter 3: Participants Versus Spectators Sport Participants Factors Affecting Sport Participation Trends in Sport Participation Sport Spectators Trends in Spectator Sports Marketing to Participants and Spectators Chapter Summary
Chapter 4: Business of Sport Sport and the Economy Ownership in Professional Sport Sport as Monopoly Collegiate Sport as Moneymaker Recreational Sport as a Business

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