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Body Projects in Sport and Physical Activity

Katherine M. Jamieson

Katherine M. Jamieson is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health science at California State University at Sacramento. Dr. Jamieson’s research interests include various issues related to sport, power, and social stratification. Her most current research interests include transnational feminist and postcolonial analyses of physical culture, with specific interest in the LPGA and global and transnational conditions of elite sport settings as well as more local engagements in physical activity and social issues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Maureen M. Smith

Maureen M. Smith is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health science at California State University at Sacramento. Dr. Smith’s research interests include examining racial issues in sport and material culture related to sport, specifically sport statues and monuments. She is the coauthor (with Rita Liberti) of the book (Re)Presenting Wilma Rudolph. Dr. Smith is a regular reviewer for International Journal of the History of Sport. Courses she regularly teaches are Sociology of Sport, History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education, and Sport in Society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fundamentals of Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity : Human Kinetics׳ Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science Series

Human Kinetics, 2016

Ebook

...✓ Sociological framings of the body✓ Concepts of normalization, regulation, and schooling✓ Common practices of disciplining bodies in sport and physical activity settings✓ The role of science and medicine in regulating bodies✓ The role...

Diversity, Difference, and Power in Sport and Physical Activity

Katherine M. Jamieson

Katherine M. Jamieson is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health science at California State University at Sacramento. Dr. Jamieson’s research interests include various issues related to sport, power, and social stratification. Her most current research interests include transnational feminist and postcolonial analyses of physical culture, with specific interest in the LPGA and global and transnational conditions of elite sport settings as well as more local engagements in physical activity and social issues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Maureen M. Smith

Maureen M. Smith is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health science at California State University at Sacramento. Dr. Smith’s research interests include examining racial issues in sport and material culture related to sport, specifically sport statues and monuments. She is the coauthor (with Rita Liberti) of the book (Re)Presenting Wilma Rudolph. Dr. Smith is a regular reviewer for International Journal of the History of Sport. Courses she regularly teaches are Sociology of Sport, History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education, and Sport in Society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fundamentals of Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity : Human Kinetics׳ Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science Series

Human Kinetics, 2016

Ebook

...Distinguishing between social stratification and inequality✓ How sociologists define and study power✓ Existing patterns of stratification and inequality in sport, physical education, and exercise settings✓ The role of sport and physical...

Sport, Physical Activity, and the Major Spheres of Life

Katherine M. Jamieson

Katherine M. Jamieson is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health science at California State University at Sacramento. Dr. Jamieson’s research interests include various issues related to sport, power, and social stratification. Her most current research interests include transnational feminist and postcolonial analyses of physical culture, with specific interest in the LPGA and global and transnational conditions of elite sport settings as well as more local engagements in physical activity and social issues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Maureen M. Smith

Maureen M. Smith is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health science at California State University at Sacramento. Dr. Smith’s research interests include examining racial issues in sport and material culture related to sport, specifically sport statues and monuments. She is the coauthor (with Rita Liberti) of the book (Re)Presenting Wilma Rudolph. Dr. Smith is a regular reviewer for International Journal of the History of Sport. Courses she regularly teaches are Sociology of Sport, History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education, and Sport in Society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fundamentals of Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity : Human Kinetics׳ Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science Series

Human Kinetics, 2016

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...✓ How sociologists make sense of culture and structure✓ How societies attempt to create stability in everyday life✓ How major spheres of life shape our daily interactions✓ The interaction of sport and physical activity with major spheres...

The World War I American Military Sporting Experience

Sport in America : From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...Between 1917 and 1919, the armed services made sports and athletic training a central component of military life. Millions of enlisted men participated in organized sports at domestic training camps and behind the front lines in France...

Entering the Community of Canadian Indigenous Athletes

Robert Schinke

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Robert Schinke, EdD, is an associate professor of sport psychology in the School of Human Kinetics at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, where he teaches cultural sport studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. As a coach and a Canadian Sport Psychology Association certified practitioner, Schinke has extensive experience working with national teams and professional athletes of North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Amy Blodgett

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Stephen Ritchie

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Stephen Ritchie

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Patricia Pickard

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Patricia Pickard

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Ginette Michel

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Ginette Michel

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Duke Peltier

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Chris Pheasant

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Chris Pheasant

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Mary Jo Wabano

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Mary Jo Wabano

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Clifton Wassangeso George

Clifton Wassangeso George

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Lawrence Enosse

Lawrence Enosse

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Cultural Sport Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2009

Ebook

...In many chapters of this book, the authors have considered athletes from mainstream cultures in a geographic region. The present chapter addresses another cultural consideration: athletes who come from a minority or marginalized population...

Leisure and Social and Spiritual Well-Being

Leisure and Aging : Theory and Practice

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook

...define social well-being, spiritual well-being, and integrative wellness;understand the relationships among aging, leisure, and social well-being;understand the relationships among aging, leisure, and spiritual wellbeing; andunderstand...

In Sports the Best Man Wins

Sport in America : From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...A single column cannot begin to describe the feeling of the man of color who watches a brown-skinned boy like Joe Louis, from Alabama, the most backward State in the Union, fight his way up from the coal mine and the cotton field through...

Dance in a World of Change: A Vision for Global Aesthetics and Universal Ethics

Sherry B. Shapiro

Sherry B. Shapiro, EdD, is a professor of dance and director of women’s studies at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She earned her EdD in curriculum and teaching (specialization in cultural studies) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, her MA in leadership and higher education (specialization in community education), and her BA in interdisciplinary studies at Appalachian State University in North Carolina. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dance in a World of Change : Reflections on Globalization and Cultural Difference

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook

...The body knows and re-members even in the silences of our lives. In dance the familiar can become strange … more than movement it is the act of transformational possibility.Globalization is not a new topic for discussion. Many of us...

Toward a Sport Ethic

Sociology of Sport and Social Theory

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook

...© Human KineticsSocial theory: Interpretive social action theoryProponents of the theory: Max Weber, Anthony Giddens, and Jürgen HabermasWhat the theory says: Sociology is a comprehensive science of social action that pursues universal...

Gamesmanship

Ethics in Sport

Human Kinetics, 2018

Ebook

...Some will find the terms “gamesmanship” and “sportsmanship” to be gender biased. As a woman who has and continues to participate in traditionally male sports on male, female, and mixed teams, I am hardly indifferent to gender bias...