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Patrick McAvoy and Taesoo Ahn

industry, what do you think is the future? Shawn Smith : I think there’s a couple different things. Let’s break it down into two buckets: diversity and technology. Diversity can manifest itself in a variety of different ways: race, color, creed, orientation, beliefs, or geographic location. It is

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Robert Whitaker

and within individual organizations. Six of those critical inflection points evaluated in this book are the creation of general-manager roles, the establishment of farm systems, the integration of racial diversity, the advent of first-year-player drafts, the beginning of free agency, and the rise of

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Kristi Sweeney

greater diversity of content. Second, there remain areas within the book where the theory utilized could be updated. For example, the growing literature on sport consumer behavior, fan engagement, and social media influence and activism, specifically as they relate to millennials, would be helpful

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René Revis Shingles

overrepresented relative to the U.S. population, while athletic trainers of color were grossly underrepresented ( National Athletic Trainers’ Association, 2017 ). In addition, according to Perrin ( 2015 ), who cited the Sullivan Commission on Diversity in the Healthcare Workforce, having a diverse workforce

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Brian E. Pruegger

leaves the Francophones lost in their quest for status. The contributing authors provide an excellent sociological commentary on the Canadiens as a “cultural phenomenon.” The diversity of the authors allows for examination from very different perspectives. The result is a varied set of readings that

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Emily M. Newell

, providing interviews with professionals and other supplemental learning items. Although rich in depth and diversity, the 16-chapter text sometimes focuses too much on the underlying theoretical concepts behind the issues and spends too little time on the role of communication in these areas of sport

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Hebe Schaillée, Ramón Spaaij, Ruth Jeanes and Marc Theeboom

project involved built-in knowledge translation mechanisms designed to ensure research codesign and policy and community uptake (discussed later). Study 2 aimed to identify how diversity is understood, experienced, and managed in junior sport in Australia, and to develop resources and guidelines that

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Terry L. Rizzo, Penny McCullagh and Donna Pastore

aspires to hire a highly qualified faculty member it should include a statement that conveys a sense of inclusiveness and a commitment to diversity and excellence ( Gasman, Kim, & Nguyen, 2011 ; Stewart & Valian, 2018 ; Webber & Rogers, 2018 ). Candidates applying for positions look for equitable

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Jeffrey W. Kassing

-known motto, mes que un club, as an example of strategic ambiguity applied to promote unified diversity among a varied and extensive community of stakeholders. The case continues with an exploration of the specific events that led to the unexpected decision to play in an empty stadium and how various

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Mark Dyreson

archery, and Chinese martial arts. Western commentators both searched for universal patterns, a common human appetite for play and competition, and documented difference and diversity. They sometimes depicted non-Western movement cultures as inferior or even debauched. At other times, they regaled Western