Sport and Leisure Studies Products

  • Sport and Alcohol

    An ethical perspective

    By Carwyn R. Jones

    There is a clear sense in which sport has played, and continues to play an important role in the normalization and legitimization of routine, excessive and problem drinking; sport and alcohol have become inextricably linked. Alcohol companies provide funding in the form of sponsorship, fans consume…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Women in Sports Coaching

    Edited by Nicole M. LaVoi

    Women in many Westernized countries encounter a wider variety of career opportunities than afforded in previous decades, and the percentage of women leaders in nearly every sector is on the rise. Sport coaching, however, remains a domain where gender equity has declined or stalled, despite…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 

  • The Female Tradition in Physical Education

    'Women First' Revisited

    Edited by David Kirk, Patricia Vertinsky

    The Female Tradition in Physical Education re-examines a key question in the history of modern education: why did the remarkably successful leaders of female physical education, who pioneered the development of the subject in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century England, Canada, Australia…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Rethinking Strategy for Creative Industries

    Innovation and Interaction

    By Milan Todorovic, with Ali Bakir

    Creative Industry practices are increasingly manifested through hybrid models and methods and emerging sub-sectors. With ever finer dividing lines between form and content, product and service, participation and consumption, the distinctions between sectors are increasingly blurred, while new,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • British Asians, Exclusion and the Football Industry

    By Daniel Kilvington

    This book examines the exclusion of British Asians from the football industry, drawing on a wealth of empirical work with players, coaches, scouts, managers, fans, anti-racist organisations, community officers, and key stakeholders. It adopts a critical race theory (CRT) perspective to offer a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Out in Sport

    The Experiences of Openly Gay and Lesbian Athletes in Competitive Sport

    By Eric Anderson, Rory Magrath, Rachael Bullingham

    Research has shown that since the turn of the millennia, matters have rapidly improved for gays and lesbians in sport. Where gay and lesbian athletes were merely tolerated a decade ago, today they are celebrated. This book represents the most comprehensive examination of the experiences of gays…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03 

  • Sport Policy in Small States

    Edited by Michael Sam, Steven J. Jackson

    For small nations like Grenada, New Zealand and Norway, medal counts relative to population are increasingly touted as the most meaningful comparisons with sporting superpowers China, the United States and Germany. In acknowledging that 60% of the world’s states have populations of less than 10…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 

  • Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, Cases and Controversies

    Edited by Sandy Montañola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Ethics and Sport

  • Football in Neo-Liberal Times

    A Marxist Perspective on the European Football Industry

    By Peter Kennedy, David Kennedy

    This book offers an original Marxist critique of the European football business. It argues that the Marxist account of the difference between profits and surplus value is crucial to an understanding of the fluid and contradictory nature of the commodification of football. Section one analyses the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Children, Families and Leisure

    Edited by Heike Schaenzel, Neil Carr

    This book aims to further academic debate within the leisure and tourism studies community about the role of ‘families’ in contemporary life and the experiences of families and their children in the leisure environment. It is based on the recognition of the diverse nature of the family in the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 

  • Sports in Postcolonial Worlds

    Edited by Nicolas Bancel, Thomas Riot, Stanislas Frenkiel

    This book explores several cultural and historical paths intertwined in the genesis and development of sport and physical activities within colonial and postcolonial contexts. As far as youth organizations and Western-based sports are concerned, the Independencies political split needs to be…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Sport in Latin America

    Policy, Organization, Management

    Edited by Gonzalo Bravo, Rosa Lopez de D'Amico, Charles Parrish

    The forthcoming Olympics in Rio in 2016, and the FIFA World Cup in Brazil in 2014, highlight the profound importance of sport in Latin America. This book is the first to offer a broad survey of the way that sport is managed, governed and organized across the Latin American region, drawing on…

    Hardback – 2016-02-09 
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

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