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  • The Historical Sociology of Japanese Martial Arts book cover

    The Historical Sociology of Japanese Martial Arts

    1st Edition

    By Raul Sanchez Garcia

    This is the first long-term analysis of the development of Japanese martial arts, connecting ancient martial traditions with the martial arts practised today. The Historical Sociology of Japanese Martial Arts captures the complexity of the emergence and development of martial traditions within the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Play in Philosophy and Social Thought book cover

    Play in Philosophy and Social Thought

    1st Edition

    By Henning Eichberg

    Edited by Signe Larsen

    To understand play, we need a bottom-up phenomenology of play. This phenomenology highlights the paradox that it is the players who play the game, but it is also the game which makes us players. Yet what is it that plays us, when we play? Do we play the game, or does the game play us? These…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The London Olympics and Urban Development: The Mega-Event City book cover

    The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff, Yang Li

    As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Olympic Education: An international review book cover

    Olympic Education

    An international review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Naul, Deanna Binder, Antonin Rychtecky, Ian Culpan

    A fundamental component of the Olympic ideal is the concept of Olympic education. This is the notion that sport can help children and young people develop essential life skills. Olympic Education: An international review is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of the diffusion and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Gender Diversity in European Sport Governance book cover

    Gender Diversity in European Sport Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Agnes Elling, Jorid Hovden, Annelies Knoppers

    Gender equality is one of the founding democratic principles of the EU. However, recent studies of the Federation of Olympic Sports in Europe have shown that women occupy only fourteen percent of decision-making positions in sport organizations. This book presents a comprehensive and comparative…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology: Volume One: Anthropometry book cover

    Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology

    Volume One: Anthropometry, 4th Edition

    Edited by Kevin Norton, Roger Eston

    Fully updated, revised and consolidated into one single volume, the fourth edition of Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology offers the best theoretically contextualised, practical resource for instructors and students available. Incorporating substantial sections on kinanthropometry, exercise…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Science of Basketball book cover

    The Science of Basketball

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandru Radu

    The Science of Basketball is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning preparation and performance in basketball, applied to both individual and team contexts. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and including contributions from leading international coaches and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

  • Arts and Cultural Management: Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field book cover

    Arts and Cultural Management

    Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Constance DeVereaux

    Arts and Cultural Management: Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field opens a conversation that is much needed for anyone identifying arts management or cultural management as primary areas of research, teaching, or practice. In the evolution of any field arises the need for scrutiny,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Performing Arts Center Management book cover

    Performing Arts Center Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Dewey Lambert, Robyn Williams

    Performing arts centers (PACs) are an integral part of the cultural and creative industries, significantly influencing the cultural, social, and economic vitality of communities around the world. Virtually all PACs are community-based and serve the public interest, whether structured as a public,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Seeking the Senses in Physical Culture: Sensuous scholarship in action book cover

    Seeking the Senses in Physical Culture

    Sensuous scholarship in action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew C. Sparkes

    The sensory revolution in the social sciences is transforming the ways in which the senses and the sensorium are studied and understood in relation to bodies in action. This is the first book to investigate the impact, and challenges, of this revolution for those interested in physical culture.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • A Genealogy of Male Bodybuilding: From classical to freaky book cover

    A Genealogy of Male Bodybuilding

    From classical to freaky, 1st Edition

    By Dimitris Liokaftos

    Bodybuilding has become an increasingly dominant part of popular gym culture within the last century. Developing muscles is now seen as essential for both general health and high performance sport. At the more extreme end, the monstrous built body has become a pop icon that continues to provoke…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • How Football Began: A Global History of How the World's Football Codes Were Born book cover

    How Football Began

    A Global History of How the World's Football Codes Were Born, 1st Edition

    By Tony Collins

    This ambitious and fascinating history considers why, in the space of sixty years between 1850 and 1910, football grew from a marginal and unorganised activity to become the dominant winter entertainment for millions of people around the world. The book explores how the world’s football codes -…

    Paperback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge

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