E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • Title IX: The Transformation of Sex Discrimination in Education book cover

    Title IX

    The Transformation of Sex Discrimination in Education

    By Elizabeth Kaufer Busch, William E. Thro

    This book examines the history and evolution of Title IX, a landmark 1972 law prohibiting sex discrimination at educational institutions receiving federal funding. Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and William Thro illuminate the ways in which the interpretation and implementation of Title IX have been…

    eBook – 2018-05-20
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Norbert Elias, Social History and Sport book cover

    Norbert Elias, Social History and Sport

    By Joannes Van Gestel

    In times when the social sciences have become increasingly fragmented and more focused on ‘the pieces of the puzzle’; the puzzle, as a topic in its own right, has slowly been moved towards the background. Nonetheless, as humanity becomes ever more globalized, there is a greater need for in-depth…

    eBook – 2018-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Sport in the African World book cover

    Sport in the African World

    Edited by John Nauright, Mahfoud Amara

    Sport has been a component of African cultural life for several hundred years. In today’s globalized world, Africans and Africa have become a vital part of the international sporting landscape. This is the first book to attempt to survey the historical, contemporary and geographical breadth of that…

    eBook – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • Digital Technology in Physical Education: Global Perspectives book cover

    Digital Technology in Physical Education

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Jeroen Koekoek, Ivo van Hilvoorde

    The rapid development of digital technologies has opened up new possibilities for how Physical Education is taught. This book offers a comprehensive, practice-oriented and critical exploration of the actual and potential applications of digital technologies in PE. It considers the opportunities…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Managing Sport Business: An Introduction book cover

    Managing Sport Business

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Hassan

    Contemporary sport is both a sophisticated and complex international business and a mass participatory practice run largely by volunteers and community organisations. Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching: A Design Thinking Approach book cover

    Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching

    A Design Thinking Approach

    Edited by Fiona C. Chambers

    Learning to Mentor in Sports Coaching is an innovative, user-friendly, practical and theoretical guide for educating sports coaches as mentors. It is the first book to employ design thinking techniques to develop a new approach to mentor education in sports coaching. Providing theoretical…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer book cover

    The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer

    Edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich, Aline Bieri

    Soccer has long been known as 'the beautiful game'. This multi-disciplinary volume explores soccer, soccer culture, and the representation of soccer in art, film, and literature, using the critical tools of aesthetics, poetics, and rhetoric. Including international contributions from scholars of…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Arts Leadership: Creating Sustainable Arts Organizations book cover

    Arts Leadership

    Creating Sustainable Arts Organizations

    By Kenneth Foster

    The contemporary world faces unprecedented upheaval and change forcing institutions of all types to rethink how they are designed and how they must now function if they are to survive into an uncertain future. The performing arts are no exception; in an era of constant change and…

    eBook – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Mastering Management in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Surfing, Sex, Genders and Sexualities book cover

    Surfing, Sex, Genders and Sexualities

    Edited by lisahunter

    Sex, gender and sexuality have played an important role in shaping the culture of surfing and are central themes in the study of sport and movement cultures. Rooted in a rich precolonial history, surfing has undergone a modern transformation shaped by visual culture, commodification, sportization,…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport: Causes, Consequences, Solutions book cover

    The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions

    By Paul Dimeo, Verner Møller

    The sense of crisis that pervades global sport suggests that the war on doping is still very far from being won. In this critical and provocative study of anti-doping regimes in global sport, Paul Dimeo and Verner Møller argue that the current system is at a critical historical juncture. Reviewing…

    eBook – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Science of Figure Skating book cover

    The Science of Figure Skating

    Edited by Jason D. Vescovi, Jaci L. VanHeest

    The Science of Figure Skating is the first book to provide an evidence-based and comprehensive reference for the scientific underpinnings of this complex Olympic sport, where early specialization presents unique challenges for coaches and athletes alike. Drawing on cutting-edge research and…

    eBook – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Hosting the Olympic Games: The Real Costs for Cities book cover

    Hosting the Olympic Games

    The Real Costs for Cities

    By John Rennie Short

    Hosting the Olympic Games reveals the true costs involved for the cities that hold these large-scale sporting events. It uncovers the financing of the Games, reviewing existing studies to evaluate the costs and benefits, and draws on case study experiences of the Summer and Winter Games from the…

    eBook – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

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