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  • Rethinking Olympic Legacy book cover

    Rethinking Olympic Legacy

    1st Edition

    By Vassil Girginov

    How do Olympic legacies come about? This book offers an alternative approach to the study of Olympic and mega-sport event legacy, challenging how legacy is conceptualised and practised. It shifts the focus from legacy as a retrospective concept concerned with what has been left behind after the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • Football Fans, Activism and Social Change book cover

    Football Fans, Activism and Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Dino Numerato

    The study of football fandom is a fast-growing area of research in the sociology of sport. The first work of its kind, this book explores football fan activism and its impact on contemporary football culture in England, Italy and the Czech Republic. Presenting a comparative study of fan activism in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • Body Ecology and Emersive Leisure book cover

    Body Ecology and Emersive Leisure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard Andrieu, Jim Parry, Alessandro Porrovecchio, Olivier Sirost

    The emerging field of body ecology offers fresh insights into how the body engages with its surrounding environment through consciousness, perception, knowledge and emotion. In this groundbreaking collection, leading scholars of sport, leisure and philosophy draw on research on topics as diverse as…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Doping in Elite Sports: Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010 book cover

    Doping in Elite Sports

    Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010, 1st Edition

    By Christophe Brissonneau, Jeffrey Montez de Oca

    Drawing on rich empirical material from elite French sport, this book offers a detailed history of how the concept of doping evolved from the twentieth to the twenty-first century. The first study to span the period from 1950 to 2010, it sheds new light on the extraordinary world of elite sport in…

    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

  • Research Methodology for Social Sciences book cover

    Research Methodology for Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rajat Acharyya, Nandan Bhattacharya

    Research Methodology for Social Sciences provides guidelines for designing and conducting evidence-based research in social sciences and interdisciplinary studies using both qualitative and quantitative data. Blending the particularity of different sub-disciplines and interdisciplinary nature of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge India
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science Research

  • Kinetic Beauty: The Philosophical Aesthetics of Sport book cover

    Kinetic Beauty

    The Philosophical Aesthetics of Sport, 1st Edition

    By Jason Holt

    Sport aesthetics is an important but often marginalized field in the philosophy of sport. Kinetic Beauty offers a comprehensive, principled, pluralist introduction to the philosophical aesthetics of sport.  The book tackles a wide variety of issues in the philosophical aesthetics of sport,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Skill Acquisition in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Skill Acquisition in Sport

    Research, Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Nicola J. Hodges, A. Mark Williams

    Skill Acquisition in Sport gives academics, students, coaches and practitioners the broadest and most scientifically rigorous grounding in the principles and practice of the field. Fully revised, updated and restructured, the third edition integrates theory and practice, and provides more material…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Sport and Mediatization book cover

    Sport and Mediatization

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Frandsen

    Contemporary society is highly media-saturated, and no sector more so than sport. Drawing on case studies from the Tour de France to fitness apps, this book introduces the concept of ‘mediatization’ and examines how media - historically and currently – are significant drivers for social and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Social Activism in Women’s Tennis: Generations of Politics and Cultural Change book cover

    Social Activism in Women’s Tennis

    Generations of Politics and Cultural Change, 1st Edition

    By Kristi Tredway

    Analyzing the key players and political moments in women’s professional tennis since 1968, this book explores the historical lineage of social activism within women’s tennis and the issues, expressions, risks, and effects associated with each cohort of players. Drawing on original qualitative…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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