• Critical Research in Sport, Health and Physical Education: How to Make a Difference book cover

    Critical Research in Sport, Health and Physical Education

    How to Make a Difference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Pringle, Hakan Larsson, Göran Gerdin

    Within the overlapping fields of the sociology of sport, physical education and health education, the use of critical theories and the critical research paradigm has grown in scope. Yet what social impact has this research had? This book considers the capacity of critical research and associated…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Women's Artistic Gymnastics: Socio-cultural Perspectives book cover

    Women's Artistic Gymnastics

    Socio-cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roslyn Kerr, Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Carly Stewart, Gretchen Kerr

    This book lifts the lid on the high pressured, complex world of women’s artistic gymnastics. By adopting a socio-cultural lens incorporating historical, sociological and psychological perspectives, it takes the reader through the story and workings of women’s artistic gymnastics.…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Women, Sport and Physical Activity

  • Developing Sport for Women and Girls book cover

    Developing Sport for Women and Girls

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Sherry, Katie Rowe

    Women and girls are often excluded from organised sport or face challenges in accessing sport or developing within sport. This is the first book to focus on sport development for women and girls. It provides a theoretical and practical framework for readers in the emerging field of sport…

    Paperback – 2020-04-10 
    Routledge Studies in Sport Development

  • Extraordinary Sportswomen book cover

    Extraordinary Sportswomen

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Hedenborg, Gertrud Pfister

    As in many other fields, in sports too, women were latecomers and considered as the ‘other sex’ – at least until the twenty-first century. When sport developed in its modern forms towards the second half of the nineteenth century, women were (and to a certain degree still are) considered too weak…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Gender, Sport, and the Role of Alter Ego in Roller Derby book cover

    Gender, Sport, and the Role of Alter Ego in Roller Derby

    1st Edition

    By Colleen Arendt

    Gender, Sport and the Role of the Alter Ego in Roller Derby focuses on the resurgence of roller derby by examining the appeal and dedication to a sport that combines the masculine aggression and physicality of sport with a more feminine, or alternative, style of organizing and community building.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • The Development of Women's Soccer: Legacies, Participation, and Popularity in Germany book cover

    The Development of Women's Soccer

    Legacies, Participation, and Popularity in Germany, 1st Edition

    By Henk Erik Meier

    While women’s soccer has risen in popularity around the world, research reveals persistent gender discrimination and marginalization of girls and women in the sport. Applying policy feedback theory and econometric analysis, this volume explores the lasting impact of different regimes of gender…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18
    Critical Research in Football

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical Guide book cover

    Sports Coaching

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Cope, Mark Partington

    The application of the theoretical underpinnings of coaching to practice is a central concern in sport. How should academic research seek to inform applied practice, and how should practising coaches integrate research into their professional activities? Sports Coaching: A Theoretical and Practical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06

  • Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region: Domination, Resistance, Accommodation book cover

    Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Domination, Resistance, Accommodation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gyozo Molnar, Sara N. Amin, Yoko Kanemasu

    Although socio-cultural issues in relation to women within the fields of sport and exercise have been extensively researched, this research has tended to concentrate on the Western world. Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region moves the conversation away entirely from Western contexts…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06

  • Transforming Sport: Knowledges, Practices, Structures book cover

    Transforming Sport

    Knowledges, Practices, Structures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas F. Carter, Daniel Burdsey, Mark Doidge

    Sport sociology has a responsibility to engage critically with the accepted wisdom of those who govern and promote sport. This challenging collection of international research is a clear call for enacting the transformation of sport. The contributing authors argue that it is not enough to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06

  • Surfing, Sex, Genders and Sexualities book cover

    Surfing, Sex, Genders and Sexualities

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06

  • Coach Education and Development in Sport: Instructional Strategies book cover

    Coach Education and Development in Sport

    Instructional Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Callary, Brian Gearity

    Global interest in quality sport coaching is at an all-time high, but until now, there hasn’t been a go-to resource to help national governing bodies, sport organizations, or coach educators within universities to structure coach education, learning, and development. Coach Education and Development…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03

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