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Contents Preface 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 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 Glossary References Index About the Author
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Sports -- Social aspects.