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  • Understanding Sport Management

    International perspectives

    Edited by Trish Bradbury, Ian O'Boyle

    Sport management is a rapidly developing industry which continues to grow in size and scope on an international scale. This comprehensive and engaging textbook offers a complete introduction to core principles and best practice in contemporary sport management. Adopting an issues-based approach and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-12 
    Routledge

  • Football and Literature in South America

    By David Wood

    South America is a region that enjoys an unusually high profile as the origin of some of the world’s greatest writers and most celebrated footballers. This is the first book to undertake a systematic study of the relationship between football and literature across South America. Beginning with the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • A Genealogy of Male Bodybuilding

    From classical to freaky

    By Dimitris Liokaftos

    Bodybuilding has become an increasingly dominant part of popular gym culture within the last century. Developing muscles is now seen as essential for both general health and high performance sport. At the more extreme end, the monstrous built body has become a pop icon that continues to provoke…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Leveraging Mega-Event Legacies

    Edited by Jonathan Grix

    This is a multi-disciplinary contribution to the burgeoning literature on and around mega-events in general and sports mega-events in particular. The volume is not specifically about mega-events or their management, but rather how such events act as a lens through which a number of important and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Sport’s Relationship with Other Leisure Industries

    Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Benjamin Litherland, Dion Georgiou

    This innovative and timely volume of essays critically interrogates the shared histories between sport and a variety of leisure, entertainment and cultural pursuits. Sport’s Relationship with Other Leisure Industries: Historical Perspectives spans the bowling greens of early modern England to the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Sport Law: A Managerial Approach

    A Managerial Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Linda Sharp, Anita Moorman, Cathryn Claussen

    Sport Law: A Managerial Approach, third edition, merges law and sport management in a way that is accessible and straightforward. Its organization continues to revolve around management functions rather than legal theory. Concise explanations, coupled with relevant industry examples and cases, give…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Teacher Socialization in Physical Education

    New Perspectives

    Edited by K. Andrew R. Richards, Karen Lux Gaudreault

    Socialization is a complex process which has a profound effect on how we experience teaching and learning. The study of teachers’ lives and careers through the lens of occupational socialization theory has a rich history in physical education. However, as the social and political climates…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • The Discourse of Sport

    Analyses from Social Linguistics

    Edited by David Caldwell, John Walsh, Elaine W. Vine, Jon Jureidini

    This collection brings together innovative research from socially-oriented applied linguists working in sports. Drawing on contemporary approaches to applied linguistics, this book provides readers with in-depth analyses of examples of language-in-use in the context of sport, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • The International Olympic Committee, Law, and Accountability

    By Ryan Gauthier

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the largest and most important sporting event in the world. Yet who exactly is accountable for its successes and failures? This book examines the legitimacy and accountability of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). This non-governmental organisation wields…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Teaching Overweight Students in Physical Education

    Comprehensive Strategies for Inclusion

    By Weidong Li

    Overweight students often suffer negative consequences with regards to low physical ability, skills, and fitness; obesity-related health implications; being teased and excluded from physical education by their peers; and psycho-social and emotional sufferings as a result of weight stigma. This has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Psychology Press

  • Global Sport Management

    Contemporary issues and inquiries

    Edited by Brenda G. Pitts, James J. Zhang

    The international nature of the sport industry presents many management challenges and opportunities for sport organisations. This book brings together cutting-edge research from leading sport management scholars around the world, surveying a wide range of topics and issues facing the sport…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Sport and Violence: Rethinking Elias

    Edited by Dominique Bodin, Luc Robene

    The aim of this book, in discussing Elias’s theory, is not to refute it. Tendentiously, the theory works with its weaknesses and strong points and it has been enriched by a number of authors over time. The objective of this volume is to discuss the blind spots and, more simply, what is too often…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

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