Taylor & Francis India: Sports and Leisure

  • Surfing and Sustainability book cover

    Surfing and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Gregory Borne

    Surfing and Sustainability presents a new way of understanding the impact of surfing on the environment, society and the economy, providing important insights into the field of sustainability and arguing that the activity of surfing offers a unique opportunity to explore the ambiguity of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer book cover

    The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich, Aline Bieri

    Soccer has long been known as 'the beautiful game'. This multi-disciplinary volume explores soccer, soccer culture, and the representation of soccer in art, film, and literature, using the critical tools of aesthetics, poetics, and rhetoric. Including international contributions from scholars of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts book cover

    Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts

    1st Edition

    By Lu Zhouxiang

    Chinese martial arts is considered by many to symbolise the strength of the Chinese and their pride in their history, and has long been regarded as an important element of Chinese culture and national identity. Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts comprehensively examines the development…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Sports Diplomacy: Origins, Theory and Practice book cover

    Sports Diplomacy

    Origins, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Murray

    This book offers an accessible overview of the role sport plays in international relations and diplomacy. Sports diplomacy has previously been defined as an old but under-studied aspect of the estranged relations between peoples, nations and states. These days, it is better understood as the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Music as Atmosphere: Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds book cover

    Music as Atmosphere

    Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedlind Riedel, Juha Torvinen

    This book explores the atmospheric dimensions of music and sound. With multidisciplinary insights from music studies, sound studies, philosophy and media studies, chapters investigate music and sound as shared environmental feelings. This book probes into cutting edge conceptual issues at the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • Case Studies in Adapted Physical Education: Empowering Critical Thinking book cover

    Case Studies in Adapted Physical Education

    Empowering Critical Thinking, 2nd Edition

    By Samuel Hodge, Nathan Murata, Martin Block, Lauren Lieberman

    Covering self-contained adapted physical education classes, general physical education programs, and youth sports and community recreation, this book presents a series of case studies of teaching individuals of varied ability and disability in physical activity settings. Outlining realistic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity book cover

    Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Jackson, James Dimmock, Josh Compton

    How can we use persuasion methods to make people more physically active and improve their sport and exercise experiences? How can instructors, coaches, athletes, and practitioners most effectively communicate their messages to others? Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • Africa’s Elite Football: Structure, Politics, and Everyday Challenges book cover

    Africa’s Elite Football

    Structure, Politics, and Everyday Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chuka Onwumechili

    This book explores various aspects of intranational elite football in Africa, drawing on the expertise of notable scholars from across the world. Africa’s Elite Football focuses on an area largely ignored by current scholarship on African football, where interest has focused on international…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Match Fixing and Sport: Historical Perspectives book cover

    Match Fixing and Sport

    Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Huggins, Rob Hess

    Match-Fixing and Sport studies match-fixing in historical perspective, revealing how match-fixing has always been a major sporting continuity, alongside another longstanding continuity, a widely-held belief in a mythical recent past of pristine purity. The volume begins with a brief overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Rethinking Sports and Integration: Developing a Transnational Perspective on Migrants and Descendants in Sports book cover

    Rethinking Sports and Integration

    Developing a Transnational Perspective on Migrants and Descendants in Sports, 1st Edition

    By Sine Agergaard

    Rethinking Sports and Integration offers a critical cultural analysis of the idea that sport can promote the integration of migrants and their descendants. It examines the origins of this idea and the concept of integration, and analyzes the problems in focus, the methods applied and the results of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport: A History of the Present book cover

    Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport

    A History of the Present, 1st Edition

    By Sonja Erikainen

    This book critically explores the history of gender verification in international sport, to show how culture, politics, and science come together to produce "femaleness" and, consequently, the female body as we know it. Tracing gender verification policies and practices in sport since the 1930s…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams book cover

    Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia provides a comprehensive account of the development of stadia including but not limited to: developments in running tracks, the introduction of lighting, improvements in spectator viewing standards and the introduction of roofs. Written by a world-renowned expert on sports…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

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