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Communication and Sport: Surveying the Field 3ed

by Andrew Billings, Michael Butterworth and Paul Turman Sage Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9781506315553
Format:
Pbk 384 pages
Price:
AU$149.00 NZ$159.13
Product Status: In Stock Now
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Communication and Sport: Surveying the Field examines a wide array of topics necessary for students to understand sports media, rhetoric, culture, and organisations from micro to macro-level issues. Authors Andrew Billings, Michael Butterworth and Paul Turman address everything from youth to amateur to professional sports through varied useful lens such as mythology, community, and identity.


 


 


 


Communication and Sport introduces readers to the traditions and vocabulary found in communication scholarship as it then explains what distinguishes communication from related disciplinary approaches, such as sociology, anthropology, history, and cultural studies.  Subsequent chapters explore such issues as:  fan cultures; racial identity and gender in sports media; politics and nationality in sports; parent/child relationships and player/coach interactions in sports; sports and religion; and crisis communication in sports organization. The Third Edition includes the latest information, updated examples, and new case studies and interviews throughout.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Communication & Sport
Communication and Sport
Perspectives and Approaches
Chapter 2: COMMUNITY IN SPORT
Player #1: The Participant
Player #2: Sports Organizations
Player #3: Sports Media Entities
Player #4: The Fan
Community of Sport in the 21st Century: Changing “Player?? Roles
Chapter 3: SPORTS MEDIA: NAVIGATING THE LANDSCAPE
Sport and Traditional Media
Sport and New Media
Sport and Social Media
Sport and User-Generated Media
Chapter 4: SPORT FAN CULTURES
Sport Fan Types
Live vs. Mediated Fandom
Fan Rituals
Motives of Sport Spectators
Sport Identification and Fandom
Impact of New Technologies on Sport Fandom
Chapter 5: SPORTS AND MYTHOLOGY
Chapter 6: GENDER IN SPORT
A History of Women’s Sports Participation
Hegemonic Masculinity in Sport
Gendered Coverage of Sport
Gendered Language in Sport
Opportunities for Men and Women in Sport
Globalization and Change Agency
Chapter 7: RACE AND ETHNICITY IN SPORT
History of Ethnicity in American Sport
Participation and Sport Selection
Media Exposure and Stacking
Media Dialogues
Chapter 8: POLITICS AND NATIONALISM IN SPORT
Chapter 9: PERFORMING IDENTITY IN SPORTS
Performance of Gender and Sexuality
Performance of Race and Ethnicity
Performance of Disability
Chapter 10: COMMUNICATION AND SPORT IN PARENT–CHILD INTERACTIONS
Changing Sports Culture: Game vs. Sport
Sport Socialization
Parent-Child Sports Interaction
Sex Difference in Parental Influence
Chapter 11: PLAYER–COACH RELATIONSHIPS IN SPORTS
Sport Outcomes and Coaching
Parent-Coach Relationships in Sports
Leadership Orientations
Positive Coaching
Chapter 12:SMALL GROUPS/TEAMS IN SPORT
Team/Group Cohesion
Group/Team Processes in Sport
Sport and Communication Cultures
Chapter 13: CRISIS COMMUNICATION IN SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS
Sense Making and Information Management
Sport Antapologia
Chapter 14: THE COMMODIFICATION OF SPORT
The Sports/Media Complex
Corporate Sponsorship
Nostalgia
Chapter 15: SPORTS GAMING
Fantasy Sports
Sports Video Games
Sports Gambling
Chapter 16: COMMUNICATION AND SPORT IN THE FUTURE
The Futures Sport Participant
The Future Sports Organization
The Future Sports Media Entity
The Future Sports Fan
Communication and Sport: Entering Hyperdrive