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Here are some free Internet sites that relate to sport and social issues. Depending on your needs, these may be worth checking out.
ISSA: International Sociology of Sport Association
Website of the International Sociology of Sport Association. Contains news, conference information, events, and additional web links.
Research Committee on Sociology of Sport
Website for a research committee within the International Sociological Association that deals specifically with the sociology of sport. Lists members, contact info, and upcoming events.
Women's Sports Foundation: Issues and Research page
The Women’s Sports Foundation has made a long-term commitment to a series of signature reports addressing such topics as girls’ participation in sports and physical activity, gender equity in intercollegiate sports, the impact of media images of women in sports, and pay equity. In addition to gender/women's issues in sports, there is also a section on homophobia in sports.
Statistics in Sports
The mission of SIS has been to stimulate statistical research with an application to sports, promoting publications devoted to statistical theory and methodology and their application to statistics in sports, and to increase the availability of information concerning the science of statistics and its contribution to sports.
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