Olympics and Paralympics Products

  • You Make the Call

    Case Studies in Sports Communication

    Edited by Terry Rentner, David Burns

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Disability

    From Integration Continuum to Inclusion Spectrum

    Edited by Florian Kiuppis

    Inclusion is primarily discussed in education. With the increasing number of member states of the United Nations ratifying the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, academics have vividly discussed inclusion in the context of other areas of life, such as the community at large, as…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Rethinking Olympic Legacy

    By Vassil Girginov

    How do Olympic legacies come about? This book offers an alternative approach to the study of Olympic and mega sport event legacy, challenging how legacy is conceptualised and practiced. It shifts the focus from legacy as a retrospective concept concerned with what has been left behind after the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions

    By Paul Dimeo, Verner Møller

    The sense of crisis that pervades global sport suggests that the war on doping is still very far from being won. In this critical and provocative study of anti-doping regimes in global sport, Paul Dimeo and Verner Møller argue that the current system is at a critical historical juncture. Reviewing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge

  • Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

    4th Edition

    By Mary A. Hums, Joanne C. MacLean

    Now in a fully updated new edition, this textbook introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to good governance and policy development, and looks at the structure and functions of individual organizations within the larger…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Drugs in Sport

    7th Edition

    Edited by David R. Mottram, Neil Chester

    Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text on the emotive, complex and critical subject of doping and illegal performance enhancement in sport. Thoroughly updated in light of the latest World Anti-Doping Code and taking into account the latest regulations, methods and landmark cases…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Europe and the History of Sport

    Edited by Annette Hofmann

    This book presents an overview on sport history research in Europe by giving insights into various topics between Europe´s south and north. Examples are physical activities in the middle ages in Córdoba, bullfighting in Spain, aspects of football in various countries to winter sports in France.…

    Hardback – 2018-02-25 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Olympics in Conflict

    From the Games of the New Emerging Forces to the Rio Olympics

    Edited by Zhouxiang Lu, Fan Hong

    In the second half of the twentieth century, the Olympics played an important role in the politics of the Cold War and was part of the conflicts between the Capitalist Block, the Socialist Block and Third World countries. The Games of the New Emerging Forces (GANEFO) is one of the best examples of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Racism and the Olympics

    By Robert G. Weisbord

    Sports are the opiate of the people, particularly in the United States, Europe, and parts of South America. Globally, billions of fans feverishly focus on the summer and winter Olympics. In theory, international fraternalism is boosted by these "friendly competitions," but often national rivalries…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Transforming Sport

    Knowledges, Practices, Structures

    Edited by Thomas F. Carter, Daniel Burdsey, Mark Doidge

    Sport sociology has a responsibility to engage critically with the accepted wisdom of those who govern and promote sport. This challenging collection of international research is a clear call for enacting the transformation of sport. The contributing authors argue that is not enough to merely…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The British World and the Five Rings

    Essays in British Imperialism and the Modern Olympic Movement

    Edited by Erik Nielsen, Matthew Llewellyn

    Prior to the outbreak of World War II, the British presided over the largest Empire in world history, a vast transoceanic and transcontinental realm of dominions, colonies, protectorates and mandates that covered over one-quarter of the world’s land mass and comprised a population of over 450-…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Success and Failure of Countries at the Olympic Games

    By Danyel Reiche

    The Olympic Games is undoubtedly the greatest sporting event in the world, with over 200 countries competing for success. This important new study of the Olympics investigates why some countries are more successful than others. Which factors determine their failure or success? What is the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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