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  • Martial Arts in Asia

    History, Culture and Politics

    Edited by Fan Hong, Gwang Ok

    The reawakening of Asian martial arts is a distinct example of cultural hybridity in a global setting. This book deals with history of Asian martial arts in the contexts of tradition, religion, philosophy, politics and culture. It attempts to deepen the study of martial arts studies in their…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Clinical Guide to Popular Diets

    By Caroline Apovian, Elizabeth Brouillard, Lorraine Young

    New diets appear on the market frequently. This book describes how health practitioners can evaluate popular diets to determine if they generate results and, more importantly, are safe for their patients. This book reviews various diets including Atkins, DASH, Paleo, South Beach, Weight Watchers,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    CRC Press

  • Tourism Experiences and Animal Consumption

    Contested Values, Morality and Ethics

    Edited by Carol Kline

    This book explores how tourism co-opts, constructs, and distorts animal identities. In the context of ever-increasing mobility, the continued loss of biodiversity, and climate change, the ethics of eating animals will continue to be a critical topic for consideration. This book explores a range of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • The State of the Field

    Ideologies, Identities and Initiatives

    Edited by David Kilpatrick

    The study of association football has recently emerged as vibrant field of inquiry, attracting scholars worldwide from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. "Soccer As the Beautiful Game: Football’s Artistry, Identity and Politics," held at Hofstra University in April 2014, gathered together…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Corruption in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, and Reform

    Edited by Lisa A. Kihl

    Corruption in the sport industry is a pervasive issue that threatens the integrity of sport as an institution. From doping and match-fixing to money laundering, corruption should be a concern to anybody interested in sport policy, management, governance, or ethics. This is the first book to explore…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Corruption

  • Doping in Elite Sports

    Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • The Live Art of Sociology

    By Cath Lambert

    The Live Art of Sociology attends to the importance of ‘the live’ in contemporary social and political life. Taking existing work in live sociology as a starting point, this book considers some of its aspirations through unique empirical investigations. Queer and feminist theory and methods are…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • Sport Management

    Principles and Applications, 5th Edition

    By Russell Hoye, Aaron C.T. Smith, Matthew Nicholson, Bob Stewart

    Now available in a fully revised and updated fifth edition, Sport Management: Principles and Applications tells you everything you need to know about the contemporary sport industry. Covering both the professional and non-profit sectors, and with more international material than any other…

    Paperback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • Football Psychology

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Erkut Konter, Jürgen Beckmann, Todd Loughead

    This is the first book to comprehensively map the psychology of learning, playing and coaching the world’s favourite sport. Including contributions from a range of international researchers, each chapter provides a review of the relevant literature, key theories, real-world examples, and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Digital Culture

    Edited by Tilo Felgenhauer, Karsten Gäbler

    "Digital culture" reflects the ways in which the ubiquity and increasing use of digital devices and infrastructures is changing the arenas of human experience, creating new cultural realities. Whereas much of the existing literature on digital culture addresses the topic through a sociological,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice

    Edited by Joe Piggin, Louise Mansfield, Mike Weed

    Physical activity, inactivity and their relationship to health are serious concerns for governments around the world. This is the first book to critically examine the policy and practice of physical activity from a multi-disciplinary, social-scientific perspective. Moving beyond the usual…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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