Taylor & Francis India: Sport and Leisure Studies

  • The Sport Studies Reader book cover

    The Sport Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson

    "This anthology provides breadth, depth, and continuity in a thoughtfully presented selection of classic, current, and provocative readings. For instructors it is the "course pack" they’ve always wanted to prepare, and for students it is the readings they’ve spent untold hours seeking in libraries……

    Paperback – 2006-12-13

  • Sport, Culture and Society: An Introduction book cover

    Sport, Culture and Society

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    This exciting, accessible introduction to the field of Sports Studies is the most comprehensive guide yet to the relationships between sport, culture and society. Taking an international perspective, Sport, Culture and Society provides students with the insight they need to think critically about…

    Paperback – 2006-01-27

  • Football Hooliganism book cover

    Football Hooliganism

    1st Edition

    By Steve Frosdick, Peter Marsh

    This book provides a highly readable introduction to the phenomenon of football hooliganism, ideal for students taking courses around this subject as well as those having a professional interest in the subject, such as the police and those responsible for stadium safety and management. For anybody…

    Paperback – 2005-07-01

  • The Olympic Games Explained: A Student Guide to the Evolution of the Modern Olympic Games book cover

    The Olympic Games Explained

    A Student Guide to the Evolution of the Modern Olympic Games, 1st Edition

    By Jim Parry, Vassil Girginov

    An awesome festival of sporting excellence and competition, the Olympic Games have now evolved into a major international event with great cultural, political, economic and social importance. The Olympic Games Explained is an introductory guide to the history and meaning of the four-yearly…

    Paperback – 2005-03-01
    Student Sport Studies

  • Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation book cover

    Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Jenkins, John Pigram

    This is a key reference guide for the exploration of leisure and outdoor recreation. It reflects the multidisciplinary nature of these fields and contextualizes the leading research and knowledge on key concepts, theories and practices. Edited by leading authorities in the field, this volume…

    Hardback – 2003-12-18

  • Sports Management and Administration book cover

    Sports Management and Administration

    2nd Edition

    By David Watt

    Sport is a growing industry with enormous numbers of people now involved in the management and administration of sports, fitness and exercise. Whether voluntary, public or commercial sectors, all can benefit by improving the practice and delivery of the management of sport and its organisations.…

    Paperback – 2003-10-02

  • Organization Behaviour for Leisure Services book cover

    Organization Behaviour for Leisure Services

    1st Edition

    By Darren Lee-Ross, Conrad Lashley

    Organization Behaviour for Leisure Services provides the reader with the conceptual tools necessary for analysing organizational behaviour in the context of hospitality, leisure and tourism provision, and understaanding events in order to take appropriate management action.Taking the view that…

    Paperback – 2003-07-14

  • Drugs in Sport book cover

    Drugs in Sport

    3rd Edition

    Edited by David Mottram, David Mottram

    Drug use and abuse represents perhaps the most profound and high-profile issue facing sport today. Each major international championship seems to deliver a new drug-related controversy, while drug takers and sports administrators attempt to out-manoeuvre each other with new substances and new…

    Hardback – 2003-01-09

  • Sports Culture: An A-Z Guide book cover

    Sports Culture

    An A-Z Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ellis Cashmore

    We live in a culture in which sports play an important role. The growth in broadcasting, merchandising, iconography and the commercialization of sports has led to an increasing interest in the emerging field of sports culture.This book examines individual issues, people, artefacts, events and…

    Paperback – 2002-12-19

  • Sports Geography book cover

    Sports Geography

    2nd Edition

    By J. Bale

    'Space' and 'place' are concepts central to both geography and sport. Places, for example, are the means of identifying most sports teams, while sport both affects, and is affected by, the physical environment and landscape.In this fully revised and updated edition of his classic,…

    Paperback – 2002-12-05

  • Encyclopedia of British Football book cover

    Encyclopedia of British Football

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Cox, WRAY VAMPLEW, Dave Russell

    This reference work aims to provide sports enthusiasts, journalists, librarians, students and scholars with an authorative source of information on a comprehensive range of subjects covering the history and organization of football in Britain. Over 250 entries focus on key organisations or…

    Paperback – 2002-09-03

  • Gender and Sport: A Reader book cover

    Gender and Sport: A Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Flintoff, Sheila Scraton

    This reader contains a range of highly influential articles that confront and illuminate issues of gender and sport whilst reflecting on the contribution of international feminist scholarship to the study of sport. It addresses the key issues, theoretical debates and empirical research that have…

    Paperback – 2001-12-06

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