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Sociology of North American Sport

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Author: Sage, George H.

Brand: Oxford University Press

Edition: 11

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 480

Release Date: 02-07-2018

Details: Product Description Now in its eleventh edition, Sociology of North American Sport offers a compact yet comprehensive and integrated perspective on sport in North American society. Bringing a unique viewpoint to the subject, George H. Sage, D. Stanley Eitzen, and Becky Beal analyze and, in turn, demythologize sport. This method promotes an understanding of how a sociological perspective differs from commonsense perceptions about sport and society, helping students to understand sport in a new way. Review "I love this textbook! It is the best undergraduate text available. The approach is perfect, and the coverage is excellent and comprehensive. Sociology of North American Sport is easy and fun to read, with lots of real-world examples."--Michelle Bartlett, West Texas A&M University "The authors have done an excellent job addressing today's issues surrounding sport sociology. They provide wonderful examples that are very helpful to students."--Eric Forsyth, Bemidji State University " Sociology of North American Sport is the BEST sociology of sport text on the market. It is comprehensive, well-researched, accurate, and clearly written. It covers all major topics in the field."--Lorene H. Stone, Missouri State University About the Author George H. Sage is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Kinesiology at the University of Northern Colorado. D. Stanley Eitzen was Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Colorado State University. Becky Beal is Professor of Kinesiology at California State University, East Bay.

Package Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.5 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English