Sociology of Sports

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1.Deviant overconformity is associated with some forms of violence in sports. The roots of this violence are grounded in (d)
A. a desire for self-fulfillment and personal satisfaction.
B.a lack of loyalty to team rules.
C.the desire to gain reaffirmation for one’s identity as an athlete.
D.a deep and secure sense of self worth.

2. Information on spectator violence suggests that the worst cases of violence have usually been related to (A)
A. the amount of media coverage given to a game or match.
B.issues and tensions that were important in the community as a whole.
C.efforts to control the amount of alcohol available at the game or match.
D.the number of uniformed police in the stadium or arena.

3. Information on violence in women’s contact sports suggests that women are (C)
A.genetically predisposed to be less violent than men are.
B.more likely than men to be violent in response to the commands of a coach.
C.less likely than men to use violence as proof of their sexual identity.
D.becoming less violent in sports as rewards for success become greater.

4. The diagram of the two-category gender classification system indicates that (C) have more freedom than women have in taking action.
B.normative boundaries for gender are determined by nature and biology.
C.gays and lesbians are considered out of normative bounds by many people.
D.normative boundaries associated with gender are seldom questioned.

5. An emphasis on "cosmetic fitness" and thinness among women can have a negative effect on sport participation because it leads women to (D) too much protein and not enough carbohydrates to maintain energy.
B.wear clothes that are bulky and restrict movement. only those sports that involve strength and speed.
D.associate sport participation with losing weight.

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    I agree with your answers for 3 and 5.

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    I also agree with your answer for 4.

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    Thanks Ms.Sue, I am not to sure about 1& 2 from what i have read they seem to be the correct answers but maybe i am not comprehending it correctly. I don't know

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    I vote for 1. C. and 2. B.

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    Thanks Ms.Sue... I'll go with your answers...

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    You're welcome, Ashley.

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    Please Help these are the last of the questions I need Help with....

    Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons why women are under represented in coaching and administrative positions in sports? (C)
    A. Men are more likely than women to be seen as qualified for these positions.
    B.Men are more apt to be in positions to decide who gets jobs in sports.
    C.Women don’t have the business sense needed to succeed in sport programs.
    D.Women don't yet have effective job networks in the sport world.

    7. Tiger Woods, the popular and successful professional golfer, identifies himself as (C)
    A. African American.
    B.North American.

    8. Recent biological and genetic research suggests that ()
    A. the concept of race has little or no biological validity.
    B. people in different races have many deep biological differences.
    C.popular racial classification systems are valid biological tools.
    D. races have always existed and will always exist in some form.

    9. Data show that ticket prices at men's professional sports in North America have (A)
    A.increased faster than the rate of inflation.
    B.stayed about the same if inflation is taken into account.
    C.declined dramatically as teams have tried to attract middle-class spectators.
    D.been rigidly controlled by the city governments that have funded stadiums.

    10. In terms of overall employment patterns in sport organizations (D)
    A.Latinos are more likely to coach in the NFL than Major League Baseball.
    B.the majority of professional track and field coaches are Native Americans.
    C.Asian Americans have more sport jobs than other ethnic minorities.
    D.white men hold most of the good jobs and nearly all of the top jobs.

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    # 8 IS A.

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    I agree with all of your answers.

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