Olympics and Paralympics Products

  • Sport Policy in China

    By Jinming Zheng, Shushu Chen, Tien-Chin Tan, Barrie Houlihan

    Despite China’s established status as a global sporting superpower, this is the first book to systematically investigate sport policy in that country. With a focus on sport development in the most recent three decades, it examines debates around policy implementation, globalisation, diplomacy…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Politics and Policy

  • Leveraging Disability Sport Events

    Impacts, Promises, and Possibilities

    By Laura Misener, Gayle McPherson, David McGillivray, David Legg

    This book examines the policy, planning, development and implementation of disability sport events. It highlights the potential of sporting events for encouraging community sport participation, as well as influencing attitudes and awareness about disability in wider society, but also challenges…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Sport Communication

    You Make the Call

    Edited by Terry Rentner, David Burns

    Case Studies in Sport Communication: You Make the Call goes beyond the box scores by offering readers the opportunity to evaluate popular and diverse issues in sport—including management, crisis, health, ethics, gender, race, and social media. Each chapter incorporates theory and communication…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Theology, Disability and Sport

    Social Justice Perspectives

    Edited by Nick J. Watson, Kevin Hargaden, Brian Brock

    This ground-breaking book provides fascinating insights into the fast-emerging body of research that explores the relationship between sport, theology and disability within a social justice framework. In the shadow of two major sport-faith events that fore-fronted the theology of disability sport,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27 
    Routledge

  • The International Olympic Committee, Law, and Accountability

    By Ryan Gauthier

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the largest and most important sporting event in the world. Yet who exactly is accountable for its successes and failures? This book examines the legitimacy and accountability of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). This non-governmental organisation wields…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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 – 2018-06-08 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism

    By Heather Sykes

    This challenging new study examines gender and sexuality in relation to the ‘roving colonialism’ of sport mega-events. Built around four case studies in postcolonial and settler colonial contexts—the Olympics in Vancouver, London and Sochi and soccer fans in the Egyptian revolution—the book…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Sport in Europe

    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 – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • 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 – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Hosting the Olympic Games

    The Real Costs for Cities

    By John Rennie Short

    Hosting the Olympic Games reveals the true costs involved for the cities that hold these large-scale sporting events. It uncovers the financing of the Games, reviewing existing studies to evaluate the costs and benefits, and draws on case study experiences of the Summer and Winter Games from the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge

  • 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 practised. It shifts the focus from legacy as a retrospective concept concerned with what has been left behind after the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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 – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

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