Taylor & Francis India: Sports and Leisure

  • Women Sport Fans

    Identification, Participation, Representation

    By Kim Toffoletti

    Women worldwide are making their presence felt as sport fans in rapidly increasing numbers. This book makes a distinctive and innovative contribution to the study of sport fandom by exploring the growing visibility and interest in women who follow sport. It presents the latest data on women’s sport…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Culture, Innovation and the Economy

    Edited by Biljana Mickov, James E Doyle

    This is a handbook for the cultural entrepreneur offering some of the best examples on, practice, franchises, research, innovation and business opportunities in the cultural sector. The key theme is the contribution and possibilities of the cultural economy as a business, with a strong supporting…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 

  • The National Games and National Identity in China

    A History

    By Liu Li, Fan Hong

    The history of China’s National Games – first held in 1910 – reflects the transformation of both elite sport in China and wider Chinese society. This is the first book to describe the origins and development of the National Games, and to explore the dynamic interrelationship between the Games,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Christianity, Physical Education and Sport in China

    By Huijie Zhang, Fan Hong, Fuhua Huang

    Modern physical education and sport in China are not products of indigenous Chinese culture. Traditional Chinese culture linked strenuous physical activities to low class and status. Modern PE and sport were introduced to China by Western Christian missionaries and directors of the Young Men’s…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Mountaineering Tourism book cover

    Mountaineering Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, James Higham, Anna Thompson- Carr

    In May 1993 the British Mountaineering Council met to discuss the future of high altitude tourism. Of concern to attendees were reports of queues on Everest and reference was made to mountaineer Peter Boardman calling Everest an ‘amphitheater of the ego’. Issues raised included environmental and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • The English Premier League: A Socio-Cultural Analysis book cover

    The English Premier League

    A Socio-Cultural Analysis

    Edited by Richard Elliott

    The English Premier League (EPL) is one of the world’s most valuable and high profile sports leagues, with millions of fans around the globe. The 2016/17 season marks the 25th anniversary of the EPL, providing a unique opportunity to reflect on how it has contributed, both positively and negatively…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge Research in Football

  • Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education: Theory, research and practice book cover

    Behavior and Group Management in Outdoor Adventure Education

    Theory, research and practice

    Edited by Alan Ewert, Curt Davidson

    Outdoor adventure activities are becoming an increasingly popular of part of physical education programs. The physical risks of these activities are often foremost in the minds of both instructors and participants, yet it is managing group behavior which can prove to be the most difficult. This is…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 

  • Sport, Community Regeneration, Governance and Development: A comparative global perspective book cover

    Sport, Community Regeneration, Governance and Development

    A comparative global perspective

    By Rory Shand

    Sporting mega events are playing an increasingly important role in the governance of community regeneration and development across the globe. This book examines the ways in which sporting organisations engage with local communities through projects that target youth, health or social issues and act…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport book cover

    Body Composition

    Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport

    Edited by Henry C. Lukaski

    Interest in the relationships between body structure and function in physical activity has persisted for centuries. Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport advances understanding beyond simple descriptions of body physique and composition of athletes and fills gaps in our…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19 
    CRC Press

  • Women in Sport Leadership: Research and practice for change book cover

    Women in Sport Leadership

    Research and practice for change

    Edited by Laura J. Burton, Sarah Leberman

    Although women and girls participate in sport in greater numbers than ever before, research shows there has been no significant increase in women leading sport organizations. This book takes an international, evidence-based perspective in examining women in sport leadership and offers future…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Sport and Militarism: Contemporary global perspectives book cover

    Sport and Militarism

    Contemporary global perspectives

    Edited by Michael L. Butterworth

    The institutional relationship between sport and the military appears to be intensifying. In the US for example, which faced global criticism for its foreign policy during the "war on terror," militaristic images are commonplace at sporting events. The growing global phenomenon of conflating sport…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Commemorative Events: Memory, Identities, Conflict book cover

    Commemorative Events

    Memory, Identities, Conflict

    By Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

    Commemorative Events emphasise remembering. They are held on the anniversaries of significant past events, either annually or after significant time periods. Commemorative events provide fascinating insight into how societies see themselves, their heritage and their identity. These events however…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

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