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A wider social role for sport

who"s keeping the score?

by Fred Coalter

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports -- Scotland,
  • Sports -- Social aspects -- Scotland,
  • Sports and state -- Scotland

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-198) and index.

    StatementFred Coalter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV605.2 .C635 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 206 p. ;
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21832082M
    ISBN 100415363497, 0415363500, 0203014618
    ISBN 109780415363495, 9780415363501, 9780203014615
    LC Control Number2007024983

    Like culture and art, recreation, leisure and sports activities play an important role in communities. Their many benefits include improving the health and well-being of individuals, contributing to the empowerment of individuals, and promoting the development of inclusive communities. Recreation, leisure and sports activities may involve individuals, small groups, teams or whole communities.   Sports in Society provides a comprehensive introduction to understanding the issues and controversies surrounding sports in society. Coakley delivers a critical approach toward sports related issues with an emphasis on social class, race, and ethnicity within the sports s:

    For example, Crandall () noted that certain groups (e.g., cheerleading squads, dance troupes, sports teams, sororities) have a rate of bulimia, a publicly recognized life-threatening disease, that is much higher than society as a whole. Social norms have a way of maintaining order and organizing groups. Social control. A related concept, gender roles, refers to a society’s expectations of people’s behavior and attitudes based on whether they are females or males. Understood in this way, gender, like race as discussed in Chapter 7 “Deviance, Crime, and Social Control”, is a social construction. How we think and behave as females and males is not etched.

    Taking a more positive view, it is a common refrain that athletes are role models for, or even in, a wider community. However, this taken-for-granted assumption has not been accompanied by. Rokeach, ). The propaganda role of the media in World War One and Two, growing concern about the social roles of film, advertising, and other media promoted debate about how the media were becoming a social problem that were intensifying a wide range of other problems ranging from crime to growing teen pregnancies.


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The history of public policy for sport in the United Kingdom (and elsewhere) has been characterized by an essential duality. Government involvement and investment have been characterized by the dual purposes of extending social rights of citizenship while also emphasizing a range of wider social benefi ts presumed to be associated with participation in : Fred Coalter.

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A Wider Social Role for Sport: Who's Keeping the Score. Coalter, Fred ; Ebooks Corporation Drawing on over a decade of experience in the field, Coalter collates worldwide research to present the only international comparison of sport and social policy available, and provides a much-needed reflection on the evidence for the value of sport in society.

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