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Learning Culture through Sports: Perspectives on Society and Organized Sports Paperback – September 16, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-1442206311 ISBN-10: 1442206314 Edition: Second Edition

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 310 pages
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; Second Edition edition (September 16, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1442206314
  • ISBN-13: 978-1442206311
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.9 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,015,130 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The essays are solid, and they challenge the reader to think about and reflect on social constructs and their relationships with sport and society. (CHOICE)

This book offers new and heartfelt insights into the role of sports in our lives. In these pages, you'll meet coaches, players, parents and academics who will help you rethink your relationship with the games you love, and recommit to giving your children the best sports experiences possible. (Jeffrey Zaslow, coauthor of The Last Lecture)

Through these essays, written by a distinguished group of contributors, students can discover how the sports they take for granted can be a window into understanding the world in which they live. (Michael Oriard, Oregon State University)

About the Author

Sandra Spickard Prettyman is associate professor of educational foundations and leadership at the University of Akron. Brian Lampman is a high school social studies teacher in Saline, Michigan, where he also coaches men's varsity soccer.

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This book feels like an entire semester of an interesting, and even life-changing, college course, one I never would have thought to take, not being a big sports person. One of the most interesting books I've ever worked on, as an indexer (honestly). I thought it would be somewhat interesting, but it has greatly exceeded expectations in that regard. Am glad for the people who will get to read this.
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