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  • Sport Communication

    An International Approach

    By Chuka Onwumechili

    Sport is a global business. Now more than ever, sport communication professionals need to understand sport’s global reach in order to develop their full potential. This is the first textbook to introduce the fundamental principles and practice of sport communication from an international…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Walking

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Yael Ram, Noam Shoval

    Walking is an essentially human activity. From a basic means of transport and opportunity for leisure through to being a religious act, walking has served as a significant philosophical, literary and historical subject. Thoreau’s 1851 lecture on Walking or the Romantic walks of the Wordsworths at…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Sport in Korea

    History, development, management

    Edited by Dae Hee Kwak, Yong Jae Ko, Inkyu Kang, Mark Rosentraub

    Korea has become a powerful force in global sport, with South Korea finishing fifth in the medals table at London 2012 and hosting the Winter Olympics in 2018. This book brings together scholars from disciplines including sport history, sociology, journalism, economics, sport development, and sport…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Football, Community and Sustainability

    Edited by Chris Porter, Anthony May, Annabel Kiernan

    A lack of ‘sustainability thinking’ can be seen at the heart of many of the problems that football faces today; from the huge amounts of money that clubs seem compelled to spend on what are often short-term gains – and the speculation, debt and market-centred ideology that goes with it – to the not…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • From Olympic Administration to Olympic Governance

    Edited by Emmanuel Bayle, Jean-Loup Chappelet

    Lausanne, the Swiss city IOC (International Olympic Committee)’s President Juan Antonio Samaranch honored with the title "Olympic capital" in 1994, is now the administrative capital of world sport. The past century has presented Olympism with many challenges and that continues to be the case today;…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Greenwashing Sport

    By Toby Miller

    Professional sports promote their green credentials and yet remain complicit in our global environmental crisis Sports are responsible for significant carbon footprints through stadium construction and energy use, player and spectator travel, and media coverage. The impact of sports on…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Adam White

    In a revised, updated and considerably expanded new edition of Sport, Theory and Social Problems, authors Eric Anderson and Adam White examine how the structure and culture of sport promotes inequality, injury and complicity to authority at the non-elite levels of play in Anglo-American countries.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Culture and Society

    An introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    What can sport do to produce social change in our world today? It is impossible to fully understand contemporary society and culture without acknowledging the importance of sport. Sport is part of our social and cultural fabric, possessing a commercial power that makes it a potent force in the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Ethics and Leadership

    By Jack Bowen, Ronald S. Katz, Jeffrey R. Mitchell, Donald J. Polden, Richard Walden

    Everybody involved in sport, from the bleachers to the boardroom, should develop an understanding of ethics. Sport ethics prompt discussion of the central principles and ideals by which we all live our lives, and effective leadership in sport is invariably ethical leadership. This fascinating new…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • City Logistics: Modelling, planning and evaluation

    Edited by Eiichi Taniguchi

    This volume on city logistics presents recent advances of modelling urban freight transport as well as planning and evaluating city logistics policy measures in the academic research areas and practices. The contributions of eleven chapters have come from eight countries, including Japan, UK, The…

    Paperback – 2017-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Junior and Youth Grassroots Football Culture

    The Forgotten Game

    Edited by Jimmy O'Gorman

    Football is ubiquitously acknowledged as ‘The Global Game’ and/or ‘The People’s Game’ – everyday all-encompassing terms familiar to anyone with an interest in football which illustrate albeit nebulously, the game’s international reach and popularity. Yet much academic and popular attention has been…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sport, Race and Ethnicity

    The Scope of Belonging?

    Edited by Katie Liston, Paddy Dolan

    Analyses of racialisation processes within and beyond sport would be incomplete without a consideration of ethnicity and ethnic identities. Why? Because ethnicity, as a concept and as a focus for research, captures better the diverse experiences of social groups and the scope of belonging. Ethnic…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

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