Social Issues in Sport
Ronald B. Woods, PhD
University of Tampa
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Woods, Ron, 1943 November 6-
Social issues in sport / Ronald B. Woods. — Third edition.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Sports–Social aspects. 2. Sports–Sociological aspects. I. Title.
ISBN: 978-1-4504-9520-2 (print)
Copyright 2016, 2011, 2007 by Ronald B. Woods
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Intended Audience Text Organization Updates in the Third Edition Learning Tools Instructor Resources Closing Comments
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
Chapter 5: Media and Sport Evolution of Sport Media Interplay of Sport and Media How Sport Affects the Media Ideology of Sport Through the Media Careers in Sport Media Chapter Summary
Part III: Sport as an Institution
Chapter 6: Youth Sport History of Youth Sport Sponsors of Youth Sport Privatization of Youth Sport Current Status of Youth Sport Organized Youth Sport Why Kids Participateand Stop Participatingin Sport Burnout in Youth Sport Reforms for Youth Sport Chapter Summary
Chapter 7: Coaching Sport Influence of Coaches Status of Coaching Coaching at Different Levels of Sport Coaching Personality Challenges for the Future of Coaching Chapter Summary
: Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Sport Interscholastic Sport Collegiate Sport Chapter Summary
Chapter 9: International Sport Globalization of Modern Sport U.S. Influence on World Sport Olympic Games Media Effects on the Globalization of Sport Nationalism Versus Economics Athletes and Coaches as Migrant Workers Using Sport for Better World Understanding Chapter Summary
Chapter 10: Olympic Movement History of the Olympics Effect of the Olympic Games Nationalism and the Olympic Movement United States Olympic Committee Athlete Development Chapter Summary
Part IV: Sport and Culture
Chapter 11: Sporting Behavior Sporting Behavior at Different Levels of Sport Youth Attitudes Development of Moral Values Moral Values Applied to Sport Moral Values Taught Through Sport Strategies for Good Sporting Behavior Chapter Summary
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