Controversies of the Sports World

Examines the impact of sports in American life, including such controversies as recruitment procedures, drug use, violence, and discrimination against women and minorities.

Controversies of the Sports World

Controversies of the Sports World

Examines the impact of sports in American life, including such controversies as recruitment procedures, drug use, violence, and discrimination against women and minorities.

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Controversies of the Sports World
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Douglas T. Putnam
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Examines the impact of sports in American life, including such controversies as recruitment procedures, drug use, violence, and discrimination against women and minorities.
Making Sense of Sports
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Ernest Cashmore
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Psychology Press

This book looks at sport not just as recreation, but as an integral part of contemporary culture, with connections to industry, commerce and politics. It explores the history and theories of sport, and touches on more controversial issues.
International Sport: A Bibliography, 1995-1999
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Richard William Cox
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-22 - Publisher: Routledge

There has been an explosion in the quantity of sports history literature published in recent years, making it increasingly difficult to keep abreast of developments. The annual number of publications has increased from around 250 to 1,000 a year over the last decade. This is due in part to the
The Sportsworld of the Hanshin Tigers
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: William W. Kelly
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-13 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Baseball has been Japan's most popular sport for over a century. The Sportsworld of the Hanshin Tigers analyzes Japanese baseball ethnographically by focusing on a single professional team, the Hanshin Tigers. For over fifty years, the Tigers have been the one of the country’s most watched and talked-about professional baseball
The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Matthew Llewellyn, John Gleaves, Wayne Wilson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-02 - Publisher: Routledge

The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games stand as the most profitable and arguably the most important event in the history of the modern Olympic movement. Fresh off the back of the financially disastrous Montreal Games of 1976 and the politically controversial Moscow Games of 1980, the Olympic movement returned to

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