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  • Skateboarding

    Subcultures, Sites and Shifts

    Edited by Kara-Jane Lombard

    This book explores the cultural, social, spatial, and political dynamics of skateboarding, drawing on contributions from leading international experts across a range of disciplines, such as sociology and philosophy of sport, architecture, anthropology, ecology, cultural studies, sociology,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Impacts and strategic outcomes from non-mega sport events for local communities

    Edited by Marijke Taks, Laurence Chalip, B. Christine Green

    Do small- and medium-sized sporting events affect the overall wellbeing of people living in the host community? If so, how they do they affect local life? This book specifically addresses the strategic choices that host communities make when hosting non-mega sporting events, and looks at the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism

    5th Edition

    By John Tribe

    One of the leading texts in the field, The Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism is the ideal introduction to the fundamentals of economics in these industries, helping you to pass an economics module as part of tourism, recreation, events or sport management degrees. It is written in an…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Second Homes and Leisure

    New perspectives on a forgotten relationship

    Edited by Trudie Walters, Tara Duncan

    Second homes (variously summer houses, shacks, baches, cottages, dacha) are a popular cultural phenomenon in many countries and an emerging trend in others. They are inextricably linked to tourism, recreation and leisure, and yet the fundamental relationship between second homes and leisure often…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Value co-creation in sport management

    Edited by Herbert Woratschek, Chris Horbel, Bastian Popp

    This book offers new insights into value co-creation in the context of sport management. Based on recent developments in academia (e.g. service-dominant logic) and empirical evidence, it highlights the significance of customers and other firms and organisations (service networks) for the creation…

    Hardback – 2015-07-08
    Routledge

  • Sport and Urban Space in Europe

    Facilities, Industries, Identities

    Edited by Thierry Terret, Sandra Heck, Grace Khunou

    Filling a gap in the literature on the history of sport in Europe, the book brings together complementary studies on diverse aspects of the interrelation between sport and urban space. Going from geography to political science, from sports history to urban and transport history, it suggests a…

    Hardback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Mountaineering Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, James Higham, Anna Thompson- Carr

    In May 1993 the British Mountaineering Council met to discuss the future of high altitude tourism. Of concern to attendees were reports of queues on Everest and reference was made to mountaineer Peter Boardman calling Everest an ‘amphitheater of the ego’. Issues raised included environmental and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Football, Community and Social Inclusion

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, David Richardson

    This special issue addresses the complex reality of English community football organisations, including Football in the Community (FitC) schemes, which have been attending to social agendas, such as social inclusion and health promotion. The positioning of football as a key agent of change for this…

    Hardback – 2015-06-02
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach

    By Ian Wellard

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Sport Policy in Britain

    By Barrie Houlihan, Iain Lindsey

    Since 1990, Britain has seen a period of unprecedented public investment in, and political commitment to, sport. In this book, Iain Lindsey and Barrie Houlihan examine and analyze sport policy since the appointment of John Major as leader of the Conservative Party in 1990. John Major’s period as…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 'Alternative' cultures and leisure

    Creating pathways for sustainable livelihoods

    Edited by Alan Law, Stephen Wearing

    Contemporary discourse on sustainability points to the need for substantial, if not radical, shifts in relations between productivity, environment, consumption and identities, in ways which bring or restore balance to the intersecting domains. The catchphrase of ‘sustainability’ has made its way…

    Hardback – 2015-05-12
    Routledge

  • Leisure and Food

    Edited by Heather Mair, Jennifer Sumner

    Leisure and food seem to be a natural fit, but the recent, unprecedented focus on all aspects of food has not been reflected in the field of leisure studies. This book is the first to combine these vital aspects of human interest by exploring the interface between leisure and food in a number of…

    Hardback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge

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