Handbook of Sports Studies

Handbook of Sports Studies

This vital new handbook marks the development of sports studies as a major new discipline within the social sciences.

Author: Jay Coakley

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: UOM:49015002579028

Category: Medical

Page: 618

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'It is not only about sport, but the contexts and] cultures that encircle it. The authors ...] review every known theory, topic and problem relevant to the scholarly analysis of sport... a champion without challengers' - Ellis Cashmore, Staffordshire University, and author of Making Sense of Sports
Categories: Medical

Research Methods for Sports Studies

Research Methods for Sports Studies

Coakley, J. and Dunning, E. (eds) (2000) Handbook of Sports Studies, London: Sage. Houlihan, B. (2007) Sport and Society: A Student Introduction (2nd edition), London: Sage. Jarvie, G. (2006) Sport, Culture and Society ...

Author: Chris Gratton

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415493925

Category: Education

Page: 321

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This comprehensive, accessible and practical textbook provides a complete grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methods for the sports studies student. The book offers the reader a step-by-step guide to the research process, from designing a research project, to collecting and analyzing data, to reporting the research, and is richly illustrated throughout with sport-related case-studies and examples from around the world. Now in a fully revised and updated new edition, the book covers key topics such as: choosing an appropriate research design undertaking a literature review key research techniques, including questionnaires, interviews, content analysis and ethnographic studies data analysis, including an introduction to SPSS, as well as guides to descriptive and inferential statistics writing a research report ethical issues in sports research. Research Methods in Sports Studies is designed to be a complete and self-contained companion to any research methods course and contains a wealth of useful features, such as highlighted definitions of key terms, revision questions, practical research exercises, and a companion website with web links, multiple choice questions, powerpoint slides, and other learning resources. The book is also an invaluable reference for any student undertaking a dissertation or research project as part of their studies. Visit the companion website at: www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415493932
Categories: Education

Routledge Handbook of Sports Coaching

Routledge Handbook of Sports Coaching

Booth, D. (2000) 'From allusion to causal explanation: The comparative method in sports history', International Sports Studies, 22(2): 5—25. Booth, D. (2006) 'Sites oftruth or metaphors ofpower? Refiguring the archive', Sport in History ...

Author: Paul Potrac

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780415782227

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 528

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This title surveys the full depth and breadth of contemporary coaching studies, mapping the existing disciplinary territory and opening up important new areas of research.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Key Concepts in Sports Studies

Key Concepts in Sports Studies

Developing Recipes of Knowledge in the Ticket Scalping Subculture', Sociology of Sport Journal, 17: 151–70. ... Donnelly, P. (2000) 'Interactionism', in J. Coakley and E. Dunning (eds) Handbook of Sport Studies. London: Sage.

Author: Stephen Wagg

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781473903678

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 264

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Written by experienced academics used to teaching the subject this book will help students and researchers find their way within the diverse field of sport studies. Clear, well researched entries explain the key concepts in the debates surrounding the social significance and social dynamics of sport. Each entry provides: • Clear Definitions • Relevant Examples • Up-to-date Suggestions for Further Reading • Informative Cross-Referencing Valuable in its parts and indispensable as a whole this book will provide a stimulating, practical guide to the relationship between sport and society. Stephen Wagg is Professor of Sport and Society at Leeds Metropolitan University. Carlton Brick lectures in the School of Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland in Paisley. Belinda Wheaton is a Senior Research Fellow in the Chelsea School, University of Brighton. Jayne Caudwell is a Senior Lecturer in the Chelsea School, University of Brighton.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies

The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies

Lüschen, G. (2000) 'Doping in sport as deviant behaviour and its social control', in J. Coakley and E. Dunning (eds), Handbook of Sports Studies. London: Sage, pp. 461–76. ANTI-RACISM Because of the game's popularity, ...

Author: Dominic Malcolm

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781849205405

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

View: 334

'...a welcome addition to the literature in the rapidly expanding field of sports studies. It is up to date, comprehensive, and well and clearly written. Though primarily sociological in its orientation, it will help students -postgraduate and undergraduate alike and their teachers as well - to establish connections between the various sub-disciplines and guide them to sources which will enable them to probe issues more deeply... It is a beautifully crafted book and is sure to be a hit with students and their teachers. It would not surprise me in the least, however, if it appealed to sports lovers more generally... It is a tour de force and I recommend it unreservedly' - Eric Dunning, Professor in Sociology, The Centre for the Sociology of Sport, University of Leicester Sports studies is one of the fastest growing fields in higher education today. The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies brings a timely, much-needed and comprehensive tool for all students in this multi-disciplinary field. Each entry provides a basic definition, a guide to research themes and a clear account of the relevance of the concept in understanding sport. Not only indispensable for quick clarification of terms, it will give students a springboard for more in-depth research and critical analysis. It offers: " Cross referencing to assist critical thinking " A list of key readings for each entry " Expert definitions drawn from sociology, history, psychology, economics, management and business, politics and policy, physical education and health, and research methods. " Concise, student-friendly and authoritative entries. Covering sociology, history, psychology, politics, business, physical education, health and research methods, The SAGE Dictionary of Sports Studies provides the first one-stop reference guide for all students who study the social aspects of sport.
Categories: Social Science

The Oxford Handbook Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World

The Oxford Handbook Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World

'Contributions of the Sociology of Pierre Bourdieu to the Sociology of Sport.' Sociology of Sport Journal 12: 147–157. Coakley, J. and E. Dunning, eds. 2000. Handbook of Sports Studies. Los Angeles. Coakley, J. and E. Pike. 2009.

Author: Alison Futrell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199592081

Category: History

Page: 769

View: 335

This Handbook presents innovative research on sport and spectacle in ancient Greece and Rome, exploring historical perspectives, contest forms, and civic and social aspects such as class, spaces, health, gender, and sexuality. Greek and Roman topics are interwoven to simulate contest-like tensions and complementarities between the two cultures.
Categories: History

Research Methods for Sports Studies

Research Methods for Sports Studies

Chelladurai, P. (1990) 'Leadership in sports: A review', International Journal of Sport Psychology 21 (4), 328–54. Chelladurai, P. and Saleh, ... Coakley, J. and Dunning, E. (eds) (2000) Handbook of Sports Studies, London: Sage.

Author: Ian Jones

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000540307

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

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Research Methods for Sports Studies is a comprehensive, engaging and practical textbook that provides a grounding in qualitative and quantitative research for students studying programmes related to sport and physical activity. Leading the reader step-by-step through the entire research process, from identifying a research question and collecting and analysing data to writing and presenting the research report, the book is richly illustrated throughout with sport-related case studies and examples from around the world. Research Methods for Sports Studies is designed to be a complete and self-contained companion to any research methods course and contains a wealth of useful features, such as highlighted definitions of key terms, all-new case studies from active researchers and practical research exercises. Now in a revised and updated fourth edition, and in full colour for the first time, the book features expanded coverage of key topics such as online research, data visualisation, image analysis, source evaluation, mixed methods and the philosophical foundations of research. It also includes new material on the challenges of researching during a pandemic and reflects on the importance of diversity and inclusion, from feminist and indigenous methodologies to increased diversity of cases and researcher voices. This is an essential read for any student undertaking a dissertation or research project as part of their studies in sport, exercise and related fields, including sport management, sport development, the sociology of sport, sport marketing, sport-related tourism, sport coaching, physical education and other similar degrees. Additional online material is available for students and instructors, including web links, multiple-choice revision questions, PowerPoint slides and additional learning activities for use in and out of class.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Feminist Sport Studies

Feminist Sport Studies

Birrell , S. J. ( 2000 ) . Feminist theories for sport . In J. Coakley & E. Dunning ( Eds . ) , Handbook of Sports Studies ( pp . 61-76 ) . London : Sage . Birrell , S. J. & Cole , C L ( Eds . ) ( 1994 ) . Women , sport , and culture .

Author: Pirkko Markula

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 0791465306

Category: Social Science

Page: 264

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Uses personal narratives to highlight the development of feminist sport studies.
Categories: Social Science

Sport Studies

Sport Studies

... and Curriculum Authority (2008) Levels and Competences of Vocational qualifications, www.qca.org.uk/qca_7134.aspx, accessed 10/9/08 Rigauer, B. (2000) Marxist theories, in J. Coakley and E. Dunning (eds), Handbook of Sport Studies ...

Author: Barbara Bell

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781844455782

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 200

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"A comprehensive, useful and informative practical book that draws from a range of disciplines. In particular, the learning activities provides some useful group and reflective discussions." - Heather Allison, London Metropolitan University "This book supports our year undergraduate students. The case studies and links with UK programmes provides relevant information to discuss and investigate. Easily accessible." - Emerick Kaitell, Roehampton University This is an accessible and comprehensive introductory textbook for students on sport studies courses. It brings together perspectives drawn from a range of disciplines, especially sociology, history and philosophy, with detailed information on the key political, legal, economic and vocational issues relating to sport. Written specifically for students based in the UK, the text examines the full range of topics relevant to sport studies and is fully supported with learning activities, suggestions for further study, and guidance on how to progress and succeed in the subject.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Research Methods for Sport Studies

Research Methods for Sport Studies

This handbook will hopefully be of interest to a wide audience . Its primary audience will be students undertaking courses in sports - related studies , including sport management , the sociology of sport , sports marketing ...

Author: Chris Gratton

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 041526877X

Category: Social Science

Page: 312

View: 442

This textbook is essential reading for those undertaking research into sport from a social science or management approach, either as part of an academic course, or for those employed within sport-related industries. It provides a step-by-step guide to the research process, from the concept stage through to the presentation of results. Throughout the book, the research methodology is brought to life through the use of relevant case studies and examples.
Categories: Social Science