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Author Eitzen, D. Stanley.
Title Fair and foul : beyond the myths and paradoxes of sport / D. Stanley Eitzen.
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
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 Floor2  GV706.5 .E567 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 5th ed.
Description vii, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: The Duality of Sport -- Chapter 2: Sport Unites, Sport Divides -- Chapter 3: Names, Logos, Mascots, and Flags: The Contradictory Uses of Sports Symbols -- Chapter 4: Sport Is Fair, Sport Is Foul -- Chapter 5: Sport Is Healthy, Sport Is Destructive -- Chapter 6: The Organization of Childrens Play: Peer Centered or Adult Centered? -- Chapter 7: Sport Is Expressive, Sport Is Controlled -- Chapter 8: Are Sports Played on a Level Playing Field? Issues of Race, Class, and Gender -- Chapter 9: The Contradictions of Big-Time College Sports -- Chapter 10: The Path to Success? Myth and Reality -- Chapter 11: Professional Sports Franchises: Public Teams, Private Businesses -- Chapter 12: The Globalization of Sport -- Chapter 13: The Challenge: Changing Sport -- Notes -- Index -- About the Author.
Summary "With revisions and updates throughout, the fifth edition of "Fair and Foul" explores America's love of sport and also it's darker side. Updates include further attention to how race, class, and gender relate to the uneven playing field in sports; a new discussion of sexuality as a divisive factor in sport; and numerous new case studies and examples"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Sports -- Sociological aspects.
Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Sports -- Social aspects -- United States.
ISBN 9781442212329 (hardback)
1442212322 (hardback)
9781442212336 (paper)
1442212330 (paper)
9781442212343 (electronic)
1442212349 (electronic)
OCLC number 769323252