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  • The Sports Development of Hong Kong and Macau

    New Challenges after the Handovers

    Edited by Brian Bridges, Marcus P. Chu

    China’s sports history and its contemporary role in the global sporting community have become well-known, but the sporting history and development of China’s two Special Administrative Regions - Hong Kong and Macau - have not received the coverage they deserve either in their historical contexts or…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • FIFA World Cup and Beyond

    Sport, Culture, Media and Governance

    Edited by Kausik Bandyopadhyay, Souvik Naha, Shakya Mitra

    Soccer, the most popular mass spectator sport in the world, has long been a site which articulates the complexities and diversities of the everyday life of the nation. The imaging and prioritization of the game as a ‘national’ or an ‘international’ event in public opinion and the media also play a…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Olympics in Conflict

    From the Games of the New Emerging Forces to the Rio Olympics

    Edited by Zhouxiang Lu, Fan Hong

    In the second half of the twentieth century the Olympics has played an important role in the politics of the Cold War and was part of the conflicts between the Capitalist Block, the Socialist Block and Third World countries. The Games of the New Emerging Forces (GANEFO) is one of the best examples…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Global and Transnational Sport

    Ambiguous Borders, Connected Domains

    Edited by Souvik Naha

    The eight chapters in this book explore more than 150 years of the development of several modern sports – baseball, basketball, cricket, football, handball, ice hockey and lacrosse – across the two Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe, some analysing a century of events since the mid-nineteenth…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Advanced Theory and Practice in Sport Marketing

    3rd Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Jason D. Hunter

    Effective marketing is essential for any successful sport organization, from elite international teams to local leagues. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Advanced Theory and Practice in Sport Marketing is still the only text to introduce key theory and best practice at an advanced…

    Paperback – 2017-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Football Club Management

    Insights from the Field

    By Ian Lawrence

    The rapid global growth of the sport industry has prompted the need for a more commercial approach to the management of sport clubs. This book is the first study of its kind to focus on the management of professional football clubs, providing a real-world insight into management principles and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • The Science of Gymnastics

    Advanced Concepts, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Monèm Jemni

    The Science of Gymnastics provides an accessible introduction to the physiological, biomechanical and psychological principles underpinning performance in gymnastics, examining every key aspect of gymnastic training and performance.  This edition introduces three new sections: applied coaching,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • (Un)Stable Relations

    Horses, Humans and Social Agency

    By Lynda Birke, Kirrilly Thompson

    This original and insightful book explores how horses can be considered as social actors within shared interspecies networks. It examines what we know about how horses understand us and how we perceive them, as well as the implications of actively recognising other animals as actors within shared…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Hayden Opie

    Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Corruption

  • Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching

    Edited by Shane Pill

    Underpinned by a philosophy of empowerment, athlete-centred approaches to coaching are defined by a style that promotes learning through ownership, responsibility, initiative and awareness. Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching offers an in-depth theoretical examination of player-focused…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Exercise and Mental Health

    Neurobiological Mechanisms

    Edited by Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner

    Every fourth person in North America and Europe experiences at least one episode of depression or anxiety disorder over their lifetimes. Research on the impact of exercise on depression, anxiety, and well-being illustrates a positive effect on various measures of mental health by inducing the same…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Heritage of Death

    Landscapes of Emotion, Memory and Practice

    Edited by Mattias Frihammar, Helaine Silverman

    Today, death is being reconceptualised around the world as heritage, replete with material markers and intangible performances. These heritages of death are personal, national and international. They are vernacular as well as official, sanctioned as well as alternative. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

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