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Title Inside sports / edited by Jay Coakley and Peter Donnelly.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  GV706.5 .I55    AVAILABLE


Call # GV706.5 .I55
Phys. Description xviii, 248 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Early experiences : being introduced to sports -- Young children's social constructions of physicality and gender / Cynthia A. Hasbrook -- Through the eyes of youth : "deep play" in PeeWee ice hockey / Alan G. Ingham and Alison Dewar -- Playing sports and social acceptance : the experiences of immigrant and refugee students in Garden City, Kansas / Mark A. Grey -- Late to the line : starting sport competition as an adult / Kitty Porterfield -- Little League mothers and the reproduction of gender / Janet Saltzman Chafetz and Joseph A. Kotarba -- Pt. 2. Experience and identity : becoming an athlete -- Rock climbers and rugby players : identity construction and confirmation / Peter Donnelly and Kevin Young -- Making decisions : how young people become involved and stay involved in sports / Jay Coakley and Anita White -- Becoming an international athlete : making decisions about identity / Christopher Stevenson -- Coming of age in North America : socialization of Dominican baseball players / Alan M. Klein -- Becoming 100 percent straight / Michael A. Messner -- The game begins at home : women's labor in the service of sport / Shona Thompson -- Pt. 3. Deep in the experience : doing sports -- High school football : deep in the heart of South Tejas / Douglas E. Foley -- Skateboarding : an alternative to mainstream sports / Becky Beal -- Being physical : sources of pleasure and satisfaction in women's ice hockey / Nancy Theberge -- Jay White Hawk : Mesquaki athlete, AIM hellraiser, and anthropological informant / Douglas E. Foley -- College athletes in high-profile media sports : the consequences of glory / Patricia A. Adler and Peter Adler -- Fans, status, and the gift of golf / Todd Crosset -- Wives incorporated : marital relationships in professional ice hockey / Wendy Thompson -- Pt. 4. Transition experiences : facing life beyond the playing field -- Threats to sport careers : elite athletes talk about injury and pain / Kevin Young and Philip White -- When the balance is gone : the sport and retirement experiences of elite female gymnasts / Anna Dacyshyn -- Moving on : leaving pro sports / Derek A. Swain -- Retiring from the sideline : becoming more than "hockey's daughter" and "football's wife" / Bette McKenzie.
Subject Sports -- Social aspects.
Alt Author Coakley, Jay J.
Donnelly, Peter.
ISBN 0415170885 (hbk.)
9780415170888 (hbk.)
0415170893 (pbk.)
9780415170895 (pbk.)
Marc 20020057709