Sporting Society Vol I

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Sport and Society

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First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Sporting Society or Sporting Chat and Sporting Memories - Stories Humorous and Curious; Wrinkles of the Field and the Race-Course; Anecdotes of the Stable and the Kennel; with Numerous Practical Notes on Shooting and Fishing -

Sporting Society or Sporting Chat and Sporting Memories - Stories Humorous and Curious; Wrinkles of the Field and the Race-Course; Anecdotes of the Stable and the Kennel; with Numerous Practical Notes on Shooting and Fishing - Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Fox Russell
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Sporting Society or Sporting Chat and Sporting Memories - Stories Humorous and Curious; Wrinkles of the Field and the Race-Course; Anecdotes of the Stable and the Kennel; with Numerous Practical Notes on Shooting and Fishing - by Fox Russell Summary

This vintage book contains a collection of humorous stories of the field and racecourse, anecdotes of the stable and kennel, and numerous practical notes on shooting and fishing. Entertaining and insightful, this volume will appeal to those with an interest in country pursuits, and would make for a fantastic addition to allied collections. Contents include: "The Influence of Field Sports on Character", "Old-Fashioned Angling", "Partridge Day's it Was and as It is", "Simpson's Snipe", "Podgers' Pointer", "The Dead Heat", "Only the Mare", "Hunting in the Midlands", "A Military Steeplechase", "How I Won my Handicap", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. This volume is being republished now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fox hunting.

Asian American Athletes in Sport and Society

Asian American Athletes in Sport and Society Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. Richard King
Editor: Routledge
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Asian American Athletes in Sport and Society by C. Richard King Summary

For more than a century, sporting spectacles, media coverage, and popular audiences have staged athletics in black and white. Commercial, media, and academic accounts have routinely erased, excluded, ignored, and otherwise made absent the Asian American presence in sport. This book seeks to redress this pattern of neglect, presenting a comprehensive perspective on the history and significance of Asian American athletes, coaches, and teams in North America. The contributors interrogate the sociocultural contexts in which Asian Americans lived and played, detailing the articulations of power and possibility, difference and identity, representation and remembrance that have shaped the means and meanings of Asian Americans playing sport in North America. This volume will be of interest to students and scholars of the Asian American experience, ethnic relations, and the history of sport.

Sport, Time and Society (RLE Sports Studies)

Sport, Time and Society (RLE Sports Studies) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dennis Brailsford
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 131768222X
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Sport, Time and Society (RLE Sports Studies) by Dennis Brailsford Summary

This volume traces the rise and transformation of organized sport and its impact on social patterns and gender roles. Stressing the essential continuity of the sporting experience, the author shows the changing tempo of sport through the ages and explores the broader effects of the time element on the nature and style of sporting activities. The book covers current issues such as soccer hooliganism , government intervention in sport, and the influence of television on sport.

Women, Sport, Society

Women, Sport, Society Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Roberta J Park,Patricia Vertinsky
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 131798580X
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Women, Sport, Society by Roberta J Park,Patricia Vertinsky Summary

During the last four decades women’s and gender history have become vibrant fields including studies of attitudes regarding the limited physical and other abilities of females as well as studies of the accomplishments of notable female athletes. We have become increasingly aware that women have made contributions to physical education, dance and sport that go far beyond being teachers, athletes and coaches. They have created and implemented an astonishing variety of programs intended to serve the needs of large numbers of children and youth sometimes organizing student health services, as well as chairing departments of physical education. They have worked as directors of sport, physical education and dance, running playgrounds and recreational facilities and have created and/or served as important officers of a variety of sporting organizations. This book explores the contributions and achievements of women in a variety of historical and geographical contexts which, not surprisingly opens opportunities for additions, revisions and counter-narratives to accepted histories of physical education and sport science. It seeks to broaden our understandings about the backgrounds, motivations and achievements of dedicated women working to improve health and bodily practices in a variety of different arenas and for often different purposes. This book was previously published as a special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport.

Sport, Politics and Society In the Middle East

Sport, Politics and Society In the Middle East Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Danyel Reiche,Tamir Sorek
Editor: Oxford University Press
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Sport, Politics and Society In the Middle East by Danyel Reiche,Tamir Sorek Summary

Sport in the Middle East has become a major issue in global affairs. The contributors to this timely volume discuss the intersection of political and cultural processes related to sport in the region. Eleven chapters trace the historical institutionalization of sport and the role it has played in negotiating "Western" culture. Sport is found to be a contested terrain where struggles are being fought over the inclusion of women, over competing definitions of national identity, over preserving social memory, and over press freedom. Also discussed are the implications of mega-sporting events for host countries, and how both elite sport policies and sports industries in the region are being shaped. Sport, Politics and Society in the Middle East draws on academic disciplines from the humanities and social sciences to offer in-depth, theoretically grounded, and richly empirical case studies. It employs diverse research methodologies, from ethnography and in-depth interviews to archival research, to make a lasting contribution to this critical subject.

Sports, Society, and Technology

Sports, Society, and Technology Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jennifer J. Sterling,Mary G. McDonald
Editor: Springer Nature
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Sports, Society, and Technology by Jennifer J. Sterling,Mary G. McDonald Summary

Sports, Society, and Technology: Bodies, Practices, and Knowledge Production addresses the complex entanglements of science, technology, and sporting cultures. The collection explores themes around human and non-human actants, knowledge formations and processes, and the materiality and multiplicity of bodies through an engagement with the interdisciplinary fields of Sport Studies and Science and Technology Studies. Representing a range of methodological, theoretical, and disciplinary approaches, contributors interrogate the social, cultural, political, and historical intersections of an ever-expanding techno-scientific sporting landscape – from true bounce and brain trauma to exercise physiology, metrics, and esports, and from feminist technoscience, whey protein, and epigenetics to sickle cell screening and testosterone regulation.

Why Sports Morally Matter

Why Sports Morally Matter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Morgan
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ISBN: 113424679X
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When we accept that advertisers and sponsors dictate athletic schedules, that success in sport is measured by revenue, that athletes’ loyalties lie with their commercial agents instead of teams and that game rules exist to be tested and broken in the pursuit of a win, what does our regard for sport say about the moral and political well-being of our society? Why Sports Morally Matter is a deeply critical examination of pressing ethical issues in sports – and in society as a whole. Exploring the broad historical context of modern America, William J. Morgan argues that the current state of sports is a powerful indictment of our wealth-driven society and hyper-individualistic way of life. Taking on critics from all sides of the political debate, Morgan makes the case that, despite the negating effect of free market values, sport still possesses important features that encourage social, moral and political values crucial to the flourishing of a democratic polity. It is this potential to transform society and the individual that makes sport a key battleground in the struggle for the moral soul of twenty-first century America.

Sports Events, Society and Culture

Sports Events, Society and Culture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Katherine Dashper,Thomas Fletcher,Nicola Mccullough
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Sports Events, Society and Culture by Katherine Dashper,Thomas Fletcher,Nicola Mccullough Summary

This innovative and timely volume moves beyond existing operational and pragmatic approaches to events studies by exploring sports events as social, cultural, political and mediatised phenomena. As the study of this area is developing there is now a need for critical and theoretically informed debate regarding conceptualisation, significance and roles. This edited collection explores the core themes of consumption, media technologies, representation, identities and culture to offer new insight into how sports events contribute to generation of individual and shared meaning over personal, community and national identities as well as the associated issues of conflict, resistance and power. Chapters promote a critical (re)evaluation of emerging empirical research from a diverse range of sports events and locations from the international to local level. A multi-disciplinary approach is taken with contributions from areas including sports studies, media studies, sociology, cultural studies, communications, politics, tourism and gender studies. Written by leading academics in the area, this thorough exploration of the contested relationship between sports events, society and culture will be of interest to students, academics and researchers in Events, Sport, Tourism and Sociology.

Public Sociology

Public Sociology Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Germov,Marilyn Poole
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From the future of work to the nature of our closest relationships, how do we understand the links between our personal troubles and wider public issues in society today? Now into its fourth edition, Public Sociology continues to highlight the relevance of a grounded sociological perspective to Australian social life, as well as encouraging students to apply a sociological gaze to their own lives and the communities in which they live. Public Sociology presents a wide range of topics in a user-friendly and accessible way, introducing key theories and research methods, and exploring core themes, including youth, families and intimate relationships, class and inequality and race and ethnic relations. All chapters have been extensively revised to bring them up to date in a fast-changing social world, reflecting the latest sociological debates in response to changing lifestyles and evolving political landscapes. In addition to updated statistics and research findings, an expanded glossary and the latest citations to the scholarly literature, the text features a completely new chapter on gender and sexualities with expanded discussion of LGBTIQ+. This new edition also explores contemporary issues ranging from the #MeToo movement to marriage equality, fake news and 'alt facts'. This is the essential sociological reference to help students make sense of a complex and challenging world. NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION: * A new chapter on gender and sexualities and expanded discussion of intersectionality * Exploration of the latest social issues including #MeToo, rising inequality, and the 'post-truth' age * All chapters thoroughly revised and updated with the latest research * Updated book website with extra readings, YouTube clips, and case studies * A new feature, Visual Sociology, helps the reader analyse the power of visual messaging 'With a firm base in the richest traditions of the discipline and with a remarkably approachable format, this book offers an excellent introduction to a wide array of sociology's concerns, making it suitable for all Australian social science undergraduates.' Gary Wickham, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Murdoch University 'A sophisticated yet accessible introduction to social identities, differences and inequalities, and social transformations.' Jo Lindsay, Professor in Sociology, Monash University 'Sweeping and lucid...communicates with ease and simplicity.' Toni Makkai, Emeritus Professor, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University

The Softball Coaching Bible

The Softball Coaching Bible Pdf/ePub eBook Author: National Fastpitch Coaches Association
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Now, for the first time in the sport of fastpitch softball, you can learn from successful coaches and apply their approaches to your own program. In The Softball Coaching Bible, 28 of the top U.S. coaches share their principles, insights, strategies, methods, and experiences to help you enhance the experience and development of your own athletes. Developed in cooperation with the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), The Softball Coaching Bible was written by the greatest assembly of college and high school softball coaches ever. The text provides the finer points of coaching softball, presented in an engaging manner that makes the contents easy to apply to your own ball club. The topics range from teaching the best skills and drills to subjects rarely written about, such as developing responsible athletes and building character and loyalty in players. Find out how Mike Candrea develops productive hitters at the University of Arizona, and follow the advice of Fresno State University’s Margie Wright for competing in tournaments and playoffs. This landmark work covers all the bases, from recruiting players to attracting fans. The Softball Coaching Bible also contains information on professional development: moving through the coaching ranks, making use of other coaches and professional organizations, avoiding coaching burnout, and attending and running camps and clinics. Chapter after chapter, this book provides the game plan for building a winning program. The Softball Coaching Bible is filled with insights and expert advice to help you learn and grow. Soak it up, enjoy the stories, and discover the wisdom of the sport’s finest mentors. ContentsIntroduction: Learning From the Best by Jacquie JosephPart I Coaching Priorities and Principles Chapter 1 Sharing a Love for the Game Dianne Baker Chapter 2 Making Softball Fun Margo Jonker Chapter 3 Competing With Class Carol Bruggeman Chapter 4 Out-Hustling Your Opponent Teresa Wilson Chapter 5 Coaching With Integrity Marge Willadsen Part II Program Building and Management Chapter 6 Organizing and Orchestrating a Winning Program Joanne Graf Chapter 7 Mentoring Within Your Staff Gayle Blevins Chapter 8 Building a Recruiting Network Brian Kolze Chapter 9 Marketing and Promoting Your Program Yvette Girouard Chapter 10 Establishing a Successful High School Program Denny Throneburg Part III Creative and Effective Practice Sessions Chapter 11 Organizing Indoor and Outdoor Practices Bill Edwards Chapter 12 Conducting Innovative Practices Deb Pallozzi Chapter 13 Using Practice Drills Effectively Betty Hoff and Jacki Wright Part IV Individual Skills and Team Strategies Chapter 14 Developing Productive Hitters Mike Candrea Chapter 15 Manufacturing Runs Jay Miller Chapter 16 Producing Elite Pitchers Cheri K. Kempf Chapter 17 Charging Up the Battery Lori Sippel Chapter 18 Playing Situational Defense Linda Wells Chapter 19 Competing in Tournaments and Playoffs Margie Wright Part V Player Motivation and Leadership Chapter 20 Winning the Mental Game Jeff Janssen Chapter 21 Building Team Chemistry Rhonda Revelle Chapter 22 Developing Responsible Athletes Elaine Sortino Chapter 23 Building Loyalty and Tradition in Players Carol Hutchins Chapter 24 Inspiring Today’s Players Mona Stevens Part VI Off-the-Field Opportunities, Challenges, and Pressures Chapter 25 Learning and Developing As a Professional Rayla J. Allison Chapter 26 Conducting Camps and Clinics Judi Garman Chapter 27 Beating the Burnout Factor Sharon J. Drysdale and Karren J. Drysdale

Collected Supernotational Writings Vol.I

Collected Supernotational Writings Vol.I Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John O'Loughlin
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In Volume 1 of a projected two-volume philosophy project, author John O'Loughlin has combined the titles 'Devil and God', 'From Materialism to Idealism', 'Towards the Supernoumenon', and 'Elemental Spectra', all of which date from the mid-late 1980s, with a view to bringing some kind of strict chronology to bear on a series of writings that he dubs 'supernotational', to distinguish them from essays on the one hand and strictly aphoristic or maximistic material on the other hand, thereby treading a kind of half-way house between essays and aphorisms in the interests of what became a gradual progression towards an enhanced sense of philosophical logic commensurate, so he believes, with 'Supertruth' and, ultimately, a kind of plateau of aphoristic purism. – A Centretruths editorial

SBI Clerk 2020 | Practice Kit for Clerk (Prelims & Mains) VOL-I | 20 Full-length Mock Tests

SBI Clerk 2020 | Practice Kit for Clerk (Prelims & Mains) VOL-I | 20 Full-length Mock Tests Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rohit Manglik
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SBI Clerk 2020 | Practice Kit for Clerk (Prelims & Mains) VOL-I | 20 Full-length Mock Tests by Rohit Manglik Summary

The state bank of India is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services statutory body. It is a government corporation statutory body headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The SBI clerk (Junior Associates) is a very popular competitive exam among banking aspirants. It always has been a reputed job for candidates to work in the State Bank of India. Due to its popularity among banking aspirants, a huge number of candidates apply for SBI Clerk every year. SBI Clerks are designated as cashiers, depositors and other posts.

Australia's Asian Sporting Context, 1920s – 30s

Australia's Asian Sporting Context, 1920s – 30s Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sean Brawley,Nick Guoth
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Australia's Asian Sporting Context, 1920s – 30s by Sean Brawley,Nick Guoth Summary

This book examines Australia’s sporting relationships with the Asian region during the interwar period. Until now, Australia’s sporting relationships with the Asian region have been neglected by scholars of Australian and Asian sports history, and the broader field of Australia’s Asian context. Concentrating on the period of the 1920s and 1930s – when sporting relationships between Australia and a number of Asian nations emerged in a variety of sports – this book demonstrates the depth of these previously under-examined connections. The book challenges, and complicates, the broader historiography of Australia’s Asian context – a historiography that has been strongly influenced by the White Australia Policy and the Pacific War. Why, for example, did white Australia so warmly welcome visiting Japanese sportsmen at a time when the Pacific region appeared to be inexorably sliding into a war that was informed by racial antagonisms? This book examines sporting relations between Australia and seven Asian countries (China, Japan, India, Netherlands East Indies, Philippines, Malaya and Singapore) and a range of sports including rugby, football, swimming, hockey, boxing, cricket and tennis. This book was published as a special issue of Sport in Society.

My Apprenticeship

My Apprenticeship Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Beatrice Potter Webb
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This early work by Beatrice Potter Webb was originally published in 1926 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'My Apprenticeship Vol. I.' is the first volume of fascinating work on Victorian society. Beatrice Potter Webb was born in Gloucester, England in 1858. Both her mother and brother died early in her childhood leaving her to be raised by her father, Richard Potter. He was a successful businessman with large railroad interests and many influential friends in politics and industry whose company the young Beatrice would become accustomed to. Upon reaching adulthood, Potter moved to London and helped her cousin, Charles, a social reformer, research his book The Life and Labour of the People in London. It was during this time that she was introduced to Sidney James Webb, who later became her husband and collaborator. The Webb's, together, wrote eleven volumes of work which arguably shaped the way subsequent scholars thought about sociology. They also collaborated on more than 100 books and articles on the conditions of factory workers, and the economic history of Britain, among other subjects.

ENVIRONMENTAL INDICES : SYSTEMS ANALYSIS APPROACH - Volume I

ENVIRONMENTAL INDICES : SYSTEMS ANALYSIS APPROACH - Volume I Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Yuri A. Pykh ,D. Eric Hyatt,Roman J.M Lenz
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ENVIRONMENTAL INDICES : SYSTEMS ANALYSIS APPROACH - Volume I by Yuri A. Pykh ,D. Eric Hyatt,Roman J.M Lenz Summary

Environmental Indices: Systems Analysis Approach examines the theoretical development of environmental indices and their practical application. Indicators can be powerful tools in guiding data and information collection processes, and careful development will lead to more focused and cost-effective global monitoring and observing systems at international level. The authorship is drawn from a group of internationally distinguished scientists and researches who are actively working towards a comprehensive set of tools and protocols such as simulation models, fuzzy clustering analysis and GIS methodologies that will lead to the development of meaningful environmental indices. This book will be a vital reference work for students, teachers and researches, together with policy makers, planners and all professional involved in development programs.

Sports and Freedom

Sports and Freedom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ronald A. Smith
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Perhaps more than any other two colleges, Harvard and Yale gave form to American intercollegiate athletics--a form that was inspired by the Oxford-Cambridge rivalry overseas, and that was imitated by colleges and universities throughout the United States. Focusing on the influence of these prestigious eastern institutions, this fascinating study traces the origins and development of intercollegiate athletics in America from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century. Smith begins with an historical overview of intercollegiate athletics and details the evolution of individual sports--crew, baseball, track and field, and especially football. Then, skillfully setting various sports events in their broader social and cultural contexts, Smith goes on to discuss many important issues that are still relevant today: student-faculty competition for institutional athletic control; the impact of the professional coach on big-time athletics; the false concept of amateurism in college athletics; and controversies over eligibility rules. He also reveals how the debates over brutality and ethics created the need for a central organizing body, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, which still runs college sports today. Sprinkled throughout with spicy sports anecdotes, from the Thanksgiving Day Princeton-Yale football game that drew record crowds in the 1890s to a meeting with President Theodore Roosevelt on football violence, this lively, in-depth investigation will appeal to serious sports buffs as well as to anyone interested in American social and cultural history.

A History of Homosexuality in Europe, Vol. I & II

A History of Homosexuality in Europe, Vol. I & II Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Florence Tamagne
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Just crawling out from under the Victorian blanket, Europe was devastated by a gruesome war that consumed the flower of its youth. Tamagne examines the currents of nostalgia and yearning, euphoria, rebellion, and exploration in the post-war era, and the b"