Sociology of Sports
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This paper examines the issues of racism and ethnicity in sports. By providing a thesis statement, literature review, discussion and conclusion, this paper examines why the issue of sports as a social entity is so controversial. It explains that not enough studies have been performed in the sphere of sports and racism and ethnic issues.
From the Paper:"Why is the sociological study of sports so controversial? The subject is controversial for several reasons. Generally competitive sports offer the disadvantaged and the ghettoized young person a relatively level playing field in which to excel. Because of this many individualized from disadvantaged racial and ethnic backgrounds have used their personal athletic talents to lift themselves up by their bootstraps and find success in society at large. In contrast to the relatively level playing field offered by competitive athletics, an individual whose ethnic and or racial group is subject to prejudice and exclusion by the dominant social group, will find it difficult to evolve beyond the position of player to any management position in the same field."
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