Table of contents for Social issues in sport / Ronald B. Woods.

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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 of Professional Sports
Sport As a Monopoly
Collegiate Sports As Moneymakers
Recreational Sport As a Business 
Chapter Summary
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
Current Status of Youth Sport
Organized Youth Sport
Why Kids Play Sport
Burnout in Youth Sport
Reforms for Youth Sport
Chapter Summary
Chapter 7 Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Sport
Interscholastic Sport
Collegiate Sport
Chapter Summary
Chapter 8 International Sport
Globalization of Modern Sport
American Influence on World Sport
Olympic Games
Effect of Media on the Globalization of Sport
Nationalism Versus Economics
Athletes and Coaches As Migrant Workers
Using Sports for Better World Understanding
Chapter Summary
Chapter 9 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 10 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
Chapter 11 Race, Ethnicity, and Sport
Classifications of Race and Ethnicity
Sport Participation Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Sport and Promoting Equality
Minorities As Sport Leaders
Chapter Summary
Chapter 12 Women and Sport
Historical Role of Women
Women and Sport Before Title IX
Title IX
Women and Sport After Title IX
Social Issues in Women¿s Sport
Global Status of Women in Sport
Barriers for Women in Sport
Golden Age of Sports Reborn
Chapter Summary
Chapter 13 Social Class and Sport
Social Classes
Social Class and Sport Activity
Control of Amateur and Professional Sport
Class Mobility in Sport
Chapter Summary
Chapter 14 Special Populations and Sport
Americans with Disabilities Act
American Association of People with Disabilities
Sport Participation for Athletes with Physical Disabilities
Sport Participation for Athletes with Mental Disabilities
Sport Participation for Older Athletes
Issues for Special Populations in Sport
Chapter Summary
Chapter 15 Religion and Sport
Religion and Sport in History
Christian Influence on Sport
Sport and Religions Other than Christianity
Use of Religion by Athletes
Use of Religion by Coaches, Organizations, and Owners
Using Sport to Promote Religion
Using Sport to Promote Christian Colleges and Secondary Schools
Conflict Between Sport and Religion
Chapter Summary
Chapter 16 Politics and Sport
Government in Physical Activity and Health
Government in Sport
Government in Promoting Identity and Unity Among Citizens
Nationalism and Sport
Sport in Promoting Social Values 
Politics Within Sport
Chapter Summary
Chapter 17 Deviance and Sport
Rule Breaking
Emotion and Deviant Behavior
Violence in Sport
Performance Enhancement Through Drugs
Eating Disorders in Sport
Hazing in Sport
Gambling and Sport
Chapter Summary
Chapter 18 Coaching Sport 
Influence of Coaches
Status of Coaching
Coaching at Different Levels of Sport
Coaching Personality
Challenges for the Future of Coaching
Chapter Summary
Chapter 19 Future Trends in Sport
Social Trends
Conflict Between Performance Sport and Participation Sport
Effects of Social Changes
Effects of Spectatorship
Effects of Technology
Effects of the Electronic Media
Will Sport Change?
Chapter Summary
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sports -- Social aspects.