Sport in Aotearoa New Zealand Society

Sport in Aotearoa New Zealand Society

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Chris Collins and Steve Jackson have gathered together for this book key researchers and academics throughout New Zealand, all of whom are active in research and teaching in the field of sport studies in various institutions. The result is a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of different aspects of sport in the social setting, focusing on New Zealand. Chapters in the 2nd edition have either been entirely re-written or updated, covering sport in relation to major theoretical perspectives, identity, culture, globalisation, media, politics, government, education, religion, the Treaty of Waitangi, gender, drugs, violence, coaching and the future. New chapters include sport historiography, sport and our past, Maori sport, sport policy, sport and masculinity, and sport and the body. Not only are key theoretical issues covered in each of these areas, but the book also endeavours to point the reader towards practical implications, such as for policy and management.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 498 pages
  • 180 x 250mm
  • Social Science Press
  • Victoria, Australia
  • 2nd edition
  • 017012889X
  • 9780170128896
  • 936,454

Table of contents

Contents Preface PART I: THEORETICAL AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES 1. Studying sport in society 2. Theoretical perspectives in the study of sport 3. Sport historiography in New Zealand: Playing with the past 4. M ori sport: Pre-colonisation to today 5. Sport in nineteenth century New Zealand: Opportunities and constraints PART II: SPORTING STRUCTURES, INSTITUTIONS AND IDENTITIES IN NEW ZEALAND 6. Sport and culture: Passion and paradox 7. Globalisation and sport in Aotearoa/New Zealand 8. The mass media and sport 9. Sport and identity in New Zealand 10. Politics and sport connections 11. Politics, government and sport 12. Sport policy in New Zealand 13. Sport and education - secondary school sport: Sport for all or sport for some? 14. The coach and sport: Coach development in New Zealand 15. Sport and religion PART III: ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES 16. Treaty principles and M ori sport: Contemporary issues 17. The issue of gender in sport: No bloody room for sheilas 18. Sport, males and masculinities 19. The sporting body: Whose body is right for sport? 20. Doping and sport: Dying to win? 21. Violence and sport 22. Challenges ahead: The future and sport in New Zealand Glossary of concept checks Contributor profiles Index
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