Taylor & Francis India: Sports and Leisure

  • Sport and Contested Identities: Contemporary Issues and Debates book cover

    Sport and Contested Identities

    Contemporary Issues and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Hassan, Ciaran Acton

    Identity is one of the most theorised and contested of all sociological concepts and sport is fertile ground for an examination of its complexities. This book offers a wide-ranging and up-to-date exploration of the sport-identity nexus, drawing examples from a variety of sporting contexts and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body: Theory, Method and Praxis book cover

    Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body

    Theory, Method and Praxis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael D. Giardina, Michele K. Donnelly

    The corporeal turn toward critical, empirically grounded studies of the body is transforming the way we research physical culture, most evidently in the study of sport. This book brings together original insights on contemporary physical culture from key figures working in a variety of disciplines,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

  • Sport and Health: Exploring the Current State of Play book cover

    Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Race, Gender and Sport: The Politics of Ethnic 'Other' Girls and Women book cover

    Race, Gender and Sport

    The Politics of Ethnic 'Other' Girls and Women, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aarti Ratna, Samaya F. Samie

    The experiences of ethnic ‘Other’ females have – until recently – been widely overlooked in the study of sport. There continues to be a need to produce critical scholarship about ethnic 'Other' girls and women in sport and physical culture, in order to represent their complex, multifarious and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life book cover

    The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Boys, Bodies, and Physical Education: Problematizing Identity, Schooling, and Power Relations through a Pleasure Lens book cover

    Boys, Bodies, and Physical Education

    Problematizing Identity, Schooling, and Power Relations through a Pleasure Lens, 1st Edition

    By Göran Gerdin

    Using visual ethnography, this book explores the many forms of pleasures that boys derive in and through the spaces and their bodies in physical education. Employing the works of Michel Foucault and Judith Butler, Gerdin examines how pleasure is connected to identity, schooling, and power relations…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Deleuze and the Physically Active Body book cover

    Deleuze and the Physically Active Body

    1st Edition

    By Pirkko Markula

    This volume examines Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy as it relates to the study of the physically active body. It explores theoretical and practical examples of how the physically active body can be examined as a material, social, political, and cultural entity using a Deleuzian perspective. Examining…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health: Global Perspectives book cover

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health provides a resource that addresses ‘race’ and racism in an accessible way by contextualizing theory with practical evidence-based examples drawn from global geographical and cultural settings. This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Pure Sport: Sport Psychology in Action book cover

    Pure Sport

    Sport Psychology in Action, 3rd Edition

    By John Kremer, Aidan P. Moran, Ciaran J. Kearney

    Pure Sport is a practical guide that provides insights on asserting positive mindsets, realising potential, remaining resilient against setbacks and using these experiences to move on to greater success. The book follows the journey of the athlete through six clear steps, creating a logical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Business of Women's Sport book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Business of Women's Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Lough, Andrea N. Geurin

    Combining knowledge from sport management, marketing, media, leadership, governance, and consumer behavior in innovative ways, this book goes further than any other in surveying current theory and research on the business of women’s sport around the world, making it an unparalleled resource for all…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Philosophy of Football book cover

    The Philosophy of Football

    1st Edition

    By Steffen Borge

    Human beings are the only creatures known to engage in sport. We are sporting animals, and our favourite pastime of football is the biggest sport spectacle on earth. The Philosophy of Football presents the first sustained, in-depth philosophical investigation of the phenomenon of football. In…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Mental Skills for Athletes: A Workbook for Competitive Success book cover

    Mental Skills for Athletes

    A Workbook for Competitive Success, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth L. Shoenfelt

    Mental Skills for Athletes: A Workbook for Competitive Success is a step-by-step guide for developing a toolbox of mental skills. In this user-friendly workbook, Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt compiles materials from over 35 years of experience as a performance psychologist working to achieve competitive…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge

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