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Author Prettyman, Sandra Spickard
Title Learning Culture through Sports : Perspectives on Society and Organized Sports
Imprint Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2010
©2010
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (247 pages)
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Note Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 -- Sport Specialization and Its Effects -- 2 -- The Power of a Coach -- 3 -- Achieving Equal Opportunity in Youth Sports -- 4 -- Jocks Rule-Girls Drool -- 5 -- The Frontrunner Failed to Land a Knockout Punch -- 6 -- The Rutgers Women's Basketball Team Talks Back -- 7 -- Come Out and Play -- 8 -- Title IX Literacy -- 9 -- Sincere Fictions of Whiteness in New Millennium American Sport Films -- 10 -- Reporting in Black and White -- 11 -- Duke Lacrosse -- 12 -- Asian Americans in Unexpected Places -- 13 -- Katrina's Tragic Wake and a Saintly Rescue -- 14 -- Sports and Economics -- 15 -- Do Girls Rule? -- 16 -- British National Female Coaches on Coaching -- 17 -- Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympics, and Issues of Fair Competition -- 18 -- Strong Women, Fragile Closets -- 19 -- Older Athletes -- Conclusion -- About the Editors -- About the Contributors
Like the first edition, this second edition of Learning Culture Through Sports provides coaches, educators, parents, and others dealing with students and athletes with an engaging and critical venue by which to examine contemporary issues and controversies surrounding sport. This new edition includes a more global perspective, drawing upon recent issues in the world of sports in order to better understand how sport influences contemporary American society, both positively and negatively
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Prettyman, Sandra Spickard Learning Culture through Sports : Perspectives on Society and Organized Sports Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,c2010 9781442206304
Subject Sports - Social aspects - United States
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Alt Author Lampman, Brian
Abrams, Doug
Coakley, Jay
Cooky, Cheryl
Dionigi, Rylee
Harrison, Keith
Hattery, Angela J
Katz, Jackson
King, C. Richard
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