E-books: Sport and Leisure Studies

  • African Footballers in Europe: Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours book cover

    African Footballers in Europe

    Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Yeboah Acheampong, Malek Bouhaouala, Michel Raspaud

    African Footballers in Europe traces the social and economic evolution of African football and examines the strategies and resources that players mobilise in their migrations, with a particular focus on ‘Give Back Behaviours’ (how players contribute to their countries or communities of origin). It…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Football in Fiction: A History book cover

    Football in Fiction

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Lee McGowan

    Football in Fiction represents the most comprehensive historical mapping and analysis of novels related to association football (soccer). It offers a theoretically informed field guide, a scholarly cartography of football fiction’s uncertain – and until now – only partially explored…

    eBook – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Sport, Development and Environmental Sustainability book cover

    Sport, Development and Environmental Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Millington, Simon C. Darnell

    This is the first book to consider the intersections of sport, international development and environmental sustainability. It explores the tensions between sport’s potential contribution to the environment and its rather poor record to date. Bringing together a diverse group of scholars who…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sport Development

  • Experiential Learning and Outdoor Education: Traditions of practice and philosophical perspectives book cover

    Experiential Learning and Outdoor Education

    Traditions of practice and philosophical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Parry, Pete Allison

    This book adds to the theoretical development of the emerging fields of experiential learning and outdoor education by examining the central concept, 'experience', and interrogating a central claim of experiential learning: whether, and if so how, a short-term singular experience can transform a…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge

  • Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South book cover

    Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South

    1st Edition

    By Billy Graeff

    What are the social, political and economic consequences of staging sport mega events such as the Olympics and the World Cup? Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South presents a new approach to sport mega events and related issues, exploring elements that are not present or are not…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Rugby in Global Perspective: Playing on the Periphery book cover

    Rugby in Global Perspective

    Playing on the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Harris, Nicholas Wise

    This book critically examines how rugby union has developed in recent years, in nations on the periphery of the sport. Focusing on people and places on the fringes, it examines contemporary issues and challenges within the global game. Such a collection is timely, as the sport’s governing body…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and Memory in North America book cover

    Sport and Memory in North America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Wieting

    Cultures and nations remember themselves with select bodily images, evocative rituals and texts. This volume illustrates how sport is used in the creation, maintenance and now global dissemination of a nation's cherished values. Carefully drawn cases of sport in North America - American baseball…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Research Methods in Outdoor Studies book cover

    Research Methods in Outdoor Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince

    Over the last two decades Outdoor Studies has emerged as an innovative and vibrant field of study. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive appraisal of established and cutting-edge research methods as applied to Outdoor Studies. Covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, the book…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Outdoor Studies

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport book cover

    The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that chronic traumatic encephalopathy poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge

  • The Social Impact of Sport: Cross-Cultural Perspectives book cover

    The Social Impact of Sport

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij

    This book critically examines the ways in which sports contribute to, or inhibit, social well-being, the directions these changes take and the conditions necessary for sport to have beneficial outcomes. The themes addressed in the book demonstrate the diversity and versatility of the social impacts…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Olympics in Conflict: From the Games of the New Emerging Forces to the Rio Olympics book cover

    Olympics in Conflict

    From the Games of the New Emerging Forces to the Rio Olympics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lu Zhouxiang, Fan Hong

    In the second half of the twentieth century, the Olympics played an important role in the politics of the Cold War and was part of the conflicts between the Capitalist Block, the Socialist Block and Third World countries. The Games of the New Emerging Forces (GANEFO) is one of the best examples of…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Feminist Applied Sport Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leeja Carter

    With an emphasis on women and transwomen athletes and exercisers of color, Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice introduces the reader to feminist, black feminist, and womanist sport psychology, offering an alternative and powerful approach to working with athletes.  Covering…

    eBook – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

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