Category «Sociology Of Sports»

Download e-book for kindle: Personality Presenters: Television's Intermediaries with by Frances Bonner

By Frances Bonner

tv presenters are key to the sociability of the medium, talking on to audience as intermediaries among audiences and those that are interviewed, practice or compete on reveal. As pursuits of either nice affection and derision from audience and the themes of radio, net, journal and newspaper insurance, many have careers that experience lasted virtually so long as post-war tv itself. however, as a occupation, tv featuring has bought little scholarly cognizance. character Presenters explores the function of the tv presenter, analysing the detailed talents possessed by way of diversified different types of host and the expectancies and problems that exist with reference to the advertising of a few of the motion pictures, books, patron and cultural items with which they're linked. The shut involvement of presenters with the content material that they current is tested, whereas the influence of the presenters' personal big name at the projects that they practice is scrutinised. With a spotlight on non-fiction leisure indicates comparable to video game exhibits, way of life and truth indicates, chat, sunlight hours and speak exhibits, this booklet explores problems with purchaser tradition, advertisements and big name, in addition to the relationship of presenters with moral matters. providing targeted case stories of across the world regarded presenters, in addition comparisons among nationwide presenters from the united kingdom and Australia, character Presenters presents a wealthy dialogue of tv presenters as major conduits within the stream of rules. As such, it's going to entice sociologists in addition to these operating within the fields of pop culture, cultural and media experiences and cultural theory.

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Download PDF by Brad Schultz,Mary Lou Sheffer,Eric Bain-Selbo,Alan: Sport and Religion in the Twenty-First Century

By Brad Schultz,Mary Lou Sheffer,Eric Bain-Selbo,Alan Goldenbach,Bruce Evensen,Chris Geyerman,Robin Hardin,Landon T. Huffman,Jeffrey B. Kurtz,Natalia Mielczarek,Anthony Moretti,Terry Shoemaker,Patrick J. Sutherland,Steven N. Waller

This booklet examines the connection among activity and faith in regards to twenty-first century themes reminiscent of race, fandom, schooling, and tradition. The participants supply new insights into the folk, events, and occasions that outline the complicated dating among game and faith world wide. an excellent addition to any educational direction on faith, activities, ethics, or tradition as a whole.

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Download PDF by Benjamin Colbert: Travel Writing and Tourism in Britain and Ireland

By Benjamin Colbert

From the mid-eighteenth century to the 20 th, tourism turned proven as a rest and shuttle writing as a well-liked style. during this selection of essays, major foreign historians and commute writing specialists research the position of domestic tourism within the united kingdom and eire within the improvement of nationwide identities and advertisement culture.

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Brad Millington,Brian Wilson's The greening of golf: "Sport, globalization and the PDF

By Brad Millington,Brian Wilson

"This is the 1st accomplished research of the various affects of golfing at the surroundings. in line with broad empirical study, it contains interviews with significant stakeholders within the golfing in addition to participants of protest teams. The authors learn golfing as a game and as an international undefined, drawing on 3 discrete literatures - the research of game as an international social circulate, environmental sociology and the learn of company environmentalism."

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Download e-book for iPad: DC Sports: The Nation's Capital at Play (Sport, Culture, and by Chris Elzey,David K. Wiggins

By Chris Elzey,David K. Wiggins

Washington, DC, is healthier identified for its politics and monuments, yet game has continually been an essential component of the town, and Washingtonians are one of the country’s so much avid activities enthusiasts. DC Sports gathers seventeen essays analyzing the heritage of game within the nation’s capital, from turn-of-the-century venues equivalent to the White Lot, Griffith Stadium, and DC Memorial Stadium to Howard-Lincoln Thanksgiving Day soccer video games of the roaring twenties; from the extraordinary season of the 1969 Washington Senators to the good fortune of Georgetown basketball in the course of the Eighties. This assortment covers the sphere, together with public game, high-school athletics, intercollegiate athletics, expert activities, activities journalism, and activities promotion.

A southern urban at middle, Washington drew a powerful colour line in each part of people’s lives. Race educated how recreation used to be performed, written approximately, and watched within the urban. In 1962, the Redskins turned the ultimate nationwide soccer League workforce to combine. that very same 12 months, a race rebel marred the city’s high-school championship video game in soccer. A iteration later, race as a subject matter resurfaced after Georgetown’s African American head trainer John Thompson Jr. led the Hoyas to nationwide prominence in basketball.

DC Sports takes a difficult examine how activities in a single urban has formed tradition and background, and the way tradition and background tell activities. This informative and fascinating assortment will attract lovers and scholars of activities and people attracted to the wealthy historical past of the nation’s capital.

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Sport, Leisure and Culture in the Postmodern City (Heritage, by Peter Bramham,Stephen Wagg PDF

By Peter Bramham,Stephen Wagg

The frequent inspiration of the 'postmodern urban' is often associated with the decline of conventional production industries and a corresponding wane of white working-class tradition. as opposed to those look versatile operating practices, a varied group, and a better emphasis on intake, rest, and tourism.

Illustrated by means of an interdisciplinary learn of Leeds, a standard postmodern urban, this quantity examines how such towns have reinvented themselves – commercially, politically and spatially – over the last 20 years. The paintings addresses matters like cultural coverage, city-centre improvement, game, rest and identification, and explores various city strategies relating to altering configuration of sophistication, gender and ethnicity within the postmodern city.

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Download e-book for iPad: Der außerschulische Sport an der Grundschule P. - Eine by Kai Fritsch

By Kai Fritsch

Examensarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich activity - Sportsoziologie, word: 1,5, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover (Institut für Sportwissenschaft), 36 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Außerschulischer activity ist ein Thema, welches für Lehrer, insbesondere für Sportlehrer
von besonderem Interesse sein sollte. Er ist ein wichtiger Teil des Lebensumfeldes von
Kindern und Jugendlichen und bietet ihnen Möglichkeiten, sich einerseits sportlich zu
betätigen und andererseits soziale Kontakte und Fähigkeiten auf- beziehungsweise auszubauen.
Lehrer sollten folglich wissen, welche Angebote es am Ort und in der Umgebung
ihrer Schule für Kinder gibt und in welcher Weise diese von ihren Schülern genutzt
werden. Weiterhin ist von Interesse, welche Faktoren die Teilnahme beeinflussen, beziehungsweise
welche Auswirkungen eine solche auf die Kinder hat. Eine examine einiger
grundlegender Beeinflussungsfaktoren und Auswirkungen von außerschulischem Sport
wird in dieser Arbeit durchgeführt, wobei auch andere Arten der Freizeitgestaltung Aufwachsender
einbezogen werden, damit ein Vergleich der einzelnen Formen möglich
wird. Dazu wird zuerst der schulische mit dem außerschulischen activity verglichen, danach
der Schulsport, der Vereinssport sowie auch die institutionalisierten Kooperationen
zwischen beiden grundlegend erläutert. Das Herzstück dieser Arbeit bildet eine empirische
Untersuchung der gesamten Schülerschaft der dritten und vierten Klassen der
Grundschule in Pattensen. Schließlich erfolgen Handlungsempfehlungen an die an der
Thematik Beteiligten, welche sich aus dieser und anderen Arbeiten ableiten lassen.
Im Anhang befindet sich der komplette Fragebogen, welcher als foundation der empirischen Untersuchung an 169 Schülern der dritten und vierten Klassen an der betreffenden Grundschule benutzt wurde.

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Download PDF by Andrew C Billings,Marie Hardin: Routledge Handbook of Sport and New Media (Routledge

By Andrew C Billings,Marie Hardin

New media applied sciences became a important a part of the activities media panorama. activities lovers use new media to monitor video games, speak about activities transactions, shape fan-based groups, and safe trivialities approximately their favourite avid gamers and groups. by no means prior to have lovers recognized quite a bit approximately athletes, even if that occurs through Twitter feeds, fan websites, or blogs, and not earlier than have the strains among manufacturer, patron, enactor, fan and athlete been extra blurred. the net has made nearly every little thing to be had for activities media intake; it has additionally made realizing activities media considerably extra complex.


The Routledge guide of activity and New Media is the main accomplished and in-depth learn of the effect of recent media in game ever to be released. Adopting a vast, interdisciplinary process, the ebook explores new media in recreation as a cultural, social, advertisement, fiscal, and technological phenomenon, interpreting the profound impression of electronic applied sciences on that the way in which that game is produced, fed on and understood. there isn't any element of social lifestyles or advertisement job often that's not being considerably motivated by means of the increase of latest media types, and via delivering a "state of the sphere" survey of labor during this sector, the Routledge guide of activity and New Media is necessary examining for any complex scholar, researcher or practitioner with an curiosity in activities reports, media reports or communique studies.

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Get Pigskin Rapture: Four Days in the Life of Texas Football PDF

By Mac Engel,Troy Aikman,Ron Jenkins


Pigskin Rapture staff captures the attractions, sounds, and scents of a nation smitten with soccer, from K-D’s fish fry in Midland, to the rarefied air of Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones’s deepest field in AT & T Stadium. the following, too, are the extra refined and sometimes unseen manifestations of Texas soccer tradition, comparable to a homeless guy who is living on a tradition box in Houston; the cavernous continues to be of the Astrodome; the proud highschool the place Andrew good fortune performed; the Australian girl who made the Cowboy’s cheerleading squad, having by no means watched an NFL video game; and the hangover a West Texas city keeps to suffer approximately 3 a long time following the ebook of Friday evening Lights.

With enormous quantities of wonderful full-color images and meticulous reporting at the video games and occasions, this booklet offers either die-hard and informal soccer enthusiasts every thing they should suppose a part of the action!

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New PDF release: Sport in the Middle East: Power, Politics, Ideology and

By Fan Hong

This assortment presents interdisciplinary examine of recreation within the center East within the context of historical past, politics, rules, gender, faith, ideology and diplomacy. The chapters study the position of the Pan-Arab video games in strengthening the bonds of Arab id in Qatar, the contribution of game to the construction of nationhood and cultural picture in Lebanon and Turkey, woman involvement within the Olympic circulation in heart japanese nations, how recreation has facilitated the advertising of gender equality and the way game has served the social and cultural transformation of the Islamic world.Study of the position and features of recreation within the center East in its ancient, political and cultural context is lengthy late. in line with contemporary study performed by way of famous younger students during this box, this assortment will encourage and stimulate the longer term improvement of analysis within the Islamic global. This ebook was once initially released as a unique factor of The overseas magazine of the historical past of Sport.

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