E-books: Sports and Leisure

  • The Games Ethic and Imperialism: Aspects of the Diffusion of an Ideal book cover

    The Games Ethic and Imperialism

    Aspects of the Diffusion of an Ideal, 1st Edition

    By J.A. Mangan

    This is more than a description of the imperial spread of public school games: it considers hegemony and patronage, ideals and idealism, educational values and aspirations, cultural assimilation and adaptation and the dissemination of the moralistic ideology of athleticism.…

    eBook – 2013-11-05
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Critical Inquiry and Problem Solving in Physical Education: Working with Students in Schools book cover

    Critical Inquiry and Problem Solving in Physical Education

    Working with Students in Schools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisette Burrows, Doune Macdonald, Jan Wright

    Critical inquiry, critical thinking and problem-solving are key concepts in contemporary physical education. But how do physical educators actually do critical inquiry and critical thinking? Critical Inquiry and Problem-Solving in Physical Education explains the principles and assumptions…

    eBook – 2013-11-05
    Routledge

  • Scoring for Britain: International Football and International Politics, 1900-1939 book cover

    Scoring for Britain

    International Football and International Politics, 1900-1939, 1st Edition

    By Peter J. Beck

    This work studies the links between international football and politics in Britain between 1900 and 1939. It shows how the British government saw sport as an instrument of policy and cultural propaganda.…

    eBook – 2013-11-05
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • The Nordic World: Sport in Society book cover

    The Nordic World: Sport in Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Meinander

    This volume is a significant contribution to the study of contemporary European culture. It explores the political, social and aesthetic impact of modern sport on the Northern European Nordic communities. Its concern is the relationship between Nordic culture, Nordic nations, changing Nordic…

    eBook – 2013-11-05
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • The Future of Football: Challenges for the Twenty-first Century book cover

    The Future of Football

    Challenges for the Twenty-first Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Garland, Dominic Malcolm, Mike Rowe

    World football has undergone unprecedented change over the past decade. On the field, the richest European clubs have retained their pre-eminence, but with multinational playing squads backed up by global marketing industries. Club ownership rests increasingly with impersonal shareholders, rather…

    eBook – 2013-11-05
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • The Social History of English Rowing book cover

    The Social History of English Rowing

    1st Edition

    By Neil Wigglesworth

    This book seeks to redress the balance of reporting in the sport's literature which has always favoured the activities of aquatic gentlemen at the public schools, Oxford and Cambridge Universities, Henley Regatta and on the River Thames. This study focuses on the many who helped instigate and…

    eBook – 2013-10-31
    Routledge

  • Athletics Challenges: A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics book cover

    Athletics Challenges

    A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin Morgan

    Athletics Challenges is a practical resource file designed to ensure that all students have a positive learning experience in track and field athletics. It provides a wide range of activities and teaching approaches to enable teachers and coaches to promote a climate of inclusion, enjoyment and…

    eBook – 2013-10-28
    Routledge

  • Hoyles Card Games book cover

    Hoyles Card Games

    1st Edition

    Edited by L. Dawson

    First published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-10-28
    Routledge

  • Doing Real World Research in Sports Studies book cover

    Doing Real World Research in Sports Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Smith, Ivan Waddington

    Traditional research methods textbooks tend to present an idealized and simplistic picture of the research process. This ground-breaking text however, features leading international sport researchers explaining how they actually carried out their real life research projects, highlighting the…

    eBook – 2013-10-23
    Routledge

  • International Sport: A Bibliography, 2000: An Index to Sports History Journals, Conference Proceedings and Essay Collections book cover

    International Sport: A Bibliography, 2000

    An Index to Sports History Journals, Conference Proceedings and Essay Collections, 1st Edition

    By Richard William Cox

    There has been an explosion in the quantity of sports history literature published in recent years, making it increasingly difficult to keep abreast of developments. The annual number of publications has increased from around 250 to 1,000 a year over the last decade. This is due in part to the…

    eBook – 2013-10-23
    Routledge

  • Soccer in South Asia: Empire, Nation, Diaspora book cover

    Soccer in South Asia

    Empire, Nation, Diaspora, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Dimeo, James Mills

    The place of football in the colonial and post-colonial past is explored and both British and Portuguese influences on the development of the game are considered. Contemporary issues such as the impact of the professional league in India and the role of UK Asians in the organization of the Indian…

    eBook – 2013-10-23
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Football, Europe and the Press book cover

    Football, Europe and the Press

    1st Edition

    By Liz Crolley, David Hand

    This book examines the construction of national, regional, and group identities in the football journalism of five European countries: England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Notions of the respective national stereotypes are explored in each of the countries studied.…

    eBook – 2013-10-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

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