E-books: Sport and Leisure Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Sport book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Global Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Sarah Zipp

    The story of global sport is the story of expansion from local development to globalized industry, from recreational to marketized activity. Alongside that, each sport has its own distinctive history, sub-cultures, practices and structures. This ambitious new volume offers state-of-the-art…

    eBook – 2020-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Martial Arts in Asia: History, Culture and Politics book cover

    Martial Arts in Asia

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fan Hong, Gwang Ok

    The reawakening of Asian martial arts is a distinct example of cultural hybridity in a global setting. This book deals with history of Asian martial arts in the contexts of tradition, religion, philosophy, politics and culture. It attempts to deepen the study of martial arts studies in their…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Sport in Europe book cover

    Sport in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Hofmann

    This book presents an overview on sport history research in Europe by giving insights into various topics between Europe´s south and north. Examples are physical activities in the middle ages in Córdoba, bullfighting in Spain, aspects of football in various countries to winter sports in France.…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Contemporary Issues in Leisure Sciences: A Look Forward book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Leisure Sciences

    A Look Forward, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Parry, Corey W. Johnson

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Leisure Sciences journal, this book focuses on where it and leisure sciences (as a field) started and what the future might hold for both. The foremost scholars in our field dialogue, debate, critique, and reflect on leisure studies’ progress and future.…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Sport in the Americas: Local, Regional, National, and International Perspectives book cover

    Sport in the Americas

    Local, Regional, National, and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Dyreson

    Statues of fans as nostalgic monuments to the North American devotion to baseball, Canadian lacrosse and ethnic ideologies, the rise of modern sports and class sensibilities in São Paulo, the inaugural world championship for women’s hockey, and national memories of Olympic Games hosted on US soil.…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Sport and Protest: Global Perspectives book cover

    Sport and Protest

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathal Kilcline

    Sporting mega-events habitually spawn protests from local groups discommoded by the building of new infrastructure, environmental lobbies contesting the long-term legacies of such events, and expressions of outrage at the expenditure of public funds on events often restricted to an elite selection…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • A Half Century of Super Bowls: National and Global Perspectives on America’s Grandest Spectacle book cover

    A Half Century of Super Bowls

    National and Global Perspectives on America’s Grandest Spectacle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Hopsicker, Mark Dyreson

    In 2016, the Super Bowl, the climactic spectacle of American professional football, celebrated its 50th anniversary. The Super Bowl stands as the broadest ‘shared experience’ in American culture. As television ratings, cultural practices, and scholarly tomes reveal, more people participate in…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport Governance book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sport Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Shilbury, Lesley Ferkins

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport Governance is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the wide range of issues shaping sport governance. It considers the evolution of the sport industry from a largely amateur, volunteer-driven sector into the globalised business that it is today and examines…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Inclusive Physical Education Around the World: Origins, Cultures, Practices book cover

    Inclusive Physical Education Around the World

    Origins, Cultures, Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Heck, Martin E. Block

    Inclusive Physical Education Around the World is the first book to survey inclusive physical education worldwide, to examine the history of inclusive physical education across different regions, and to compare their policy, practice and educational cultures. Featuring the work of leading…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity: Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond book cover

    Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity

    Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariella Van Luyn, Eduardo de la Fuente

    Drawing on Australian and comparative case studies, this volume reconceptualises non-metropolitan creative economies through the ‘qualities of place’. This book examines the agricultural and gastronomic cultures surrounding ‘native’ foods, coastal sculpture festivals, universities and regional…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Horse Breeds and Human Society: Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse book cover

    Horse Breeds and Human Society

    Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Guest, Monica Mattfeld

    This book demonstrates how horse breeding is entwined with human societies and identities. It explores issues of lineage, purity, and status by exploring interconnections between animals and humans. The quest for purity in equine breed reflects and evolves alongside human subjectivity shaped by…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • The Nordic Model and Physical Culture book cover

    The Nordic Model and Physical Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mikkel B. Tin, Frode Telseth, Jan Ove Tangen, Richard Giulianotti

    This book examines the relationships between the Nordic social democratic welfare system (‘The Nordic Model’) and physical culture, across the domains of sport, education, and public space. Presenting important new empirical research, it helps us to understand how the paradoxical blend of social…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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