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Communication and Sport
Surveying the Field

Third Edition


April 2017 | 384 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Communication and Sport: Surveying the Field, Third Edition examines a wide array of topics necessary to understand sports media, rhetoric, culture, and organizations from micro- to macro-level issues. All levels of sports are addressed through varied lenses such as mythology, community, and identity. The Third Edition is newly expanded to incorporate the latest topics and perspectives in the field such as fan cultures; racial identity and gender in sports media; politics and nationality in sports; crisis communication in sports organizations and more.

 
 
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

 

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