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  • Sport, Education and Social Policy

    The state of the social sciences of sport

    Edited by Gudrun Doll-Tepper, Katrin Koenen, Richard Bailey

    This important study brings together world-leading researchers to reflect upon the state of the social scientific study of sport. Addressing three core themes in sport studies – equality, education and policy – the book looks back over the development of sport research in recent decades and offers…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Football and Health Improvement: an Emergent Field

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Andy Pringle

    There is developing interest in the use of sporting settings as a channel to connect people to health improvement services and an emerging body of research highlights football as being associated with positive motivational and social elements that support the maintenance of a physically active…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Football, Corruption and Lies

    Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    World football is in crisis. The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA is arguably the biggest story in the history of modern sport and a watershed for sport governance. More than a decade ago, John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson laid the foundations for subsequent investigations with the publication of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Urban Music and Entrepreneurship

    Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise

    By Joy White

    Youth unemployment in the UK remains around the one million mark, with many young people from impoverished backgrounds becoming and remaining NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training). However, the NEET categorisation covertly disguises and obscures the significance of the diverse range of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Critical Issues in Global Sport Management

    Edited by Nico Schulenkorf, Stephen Frawley

    The social, cultural and economic significance of sport has never been more evident than it is today. Adopting a critical management perspective, this book examines the most important themes and challenges in global sport management. From match-fixing, doping, bribery and corruption to corporate…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Playing Games

    An introduction to the philosophy of sport through dialogue

    By Randolph Feezell

    What is sport? Why does sport matter? How can we use philosophy to understand what sport means today? This engaging and highly original introduction to the philosophy of sport uses dialogue – a form of philosophical investigation – to address the fundamental questions in sport studies and to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Digital Media Sport

    Technology, Power and Culture in the Network Society

    Edited by Brett Hutchins, David Rowe

    Live broadband streaming of the 2008 Beijing Olympics accounted for 2,200 of the estimated 3,600 total hours shown by the American NBC-Universal networks. At the 2012 London Olympics, unprecedented multi-platforming embraced online, mobile devices, game consoles and broadcast television, with the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Creative Underground

    Arts, Politics and Everyday Life

    By Paul Clements

    This book examines how the visionary creative ideas of avant-garde and resistant groups, represented by utopian literature and art manifestos, re-invent society. A range of these original texts are critically evaluated in relation to cultural, historical and socio-political contexts and effects, in…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Politics

    Edited by Alan Bairner, John Kelly, Jung Woo Lee

    Sport is frequently considered to be an aspect of popular culture that is, or should be, untainted by the political. However, there is a broad consensus among academics that sport is often at the heart of the political and the political is often central to sport. From the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Managing Drugs in Sport

    By Jason Mazanov

    As ongoing high-profile drug scandals have demonstrated, sports organisations rarely have a coherent strategy to manage the role and relationship their sport has with different types of drugs (from alcohol to supplements to prescription drugs to doping). This important and timely book argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Critical Geographies of Sport

    Space, Power and Sport in Global Perspective

    Edited by Natalie Koch

    Sport is a geographic phenomenon. The physical and organizational infrastructure of sport occupies a prominent place in our society. This important book takes an explicitly spatial approach to sport, bringing together research in geography, sport studies and related disciplines to articulate a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

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