Sociology of Sport Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Sarah Zipp

    The story of global sport is the story of expansion from local development to globalized industry, from recreational to marketised activity. Alongside that, each sport has its own distinctive history, sub-cultures, practices and structures. This ambitious new volume offers state-of-the-art…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Deleuze and the Physically Active Body

    1st Edition

    By Pirkko Markula

    Alongside the general interest in Deleuze’s work within the social sciences, there is a burgeoning body of Deleuzian-inspired works on physical activity mainly within the sociology of sport. This volume provides a comprehensive reading of Deleuze’s rhizomatic philosophy as it pertains to the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Policy and Development

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Bloyce, Andy Smith

    Now in a fully revised, expanded and updated second edition, Sport Policy and Development introduces the complex relationships between modern sport, policy, development and other aspects of wider society. It clearly explains the wider policy context that frames the governance and management of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Anthropology

    1st Edition

    By Thomas F. Carter

    This is the first book to offer a comprehensive, critical analysis of the relationship between sport and anthropology. It introduces the reader to the distinct ways that anthropologists consider and research sport, and argues that its central object of enquiry – humanity – leads to very different…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • The Philosophy of Football

    1st Edition

    By Steffen Borge

    Human beings are the only creatures known to engage in sport. We are sporting animals, and our favourite pastime of football is the biggest sport spectacle on earth. The Philosophy of Football presents the first sustained, in-depth philosophical investigation of the phenomenon of football. In…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • The World Anti-Doping Code

    Fit for Purpose?, 1st Edition

    By Lovely Dasgupta

    Following the recent doping scandals that have brought the highest echelons of international sport into disrepute, this book examines the elitism at the core of the World Anti-Doping Agency and considers how the current World Anti-Doping Code might be restructured. Analysing the correlation between…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Human Enhancement Drugs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katinka Van de Ven, Kyle J. D Mulrooney, Jim McVeigh

    In the past few decades a focus on nutrition and exercise and a healthy lifestyle more generally has become increasingly apparent. Superfoods, supplements and diets along with (new) fitness regimes, such as CrossFit and Bikram Yoga, are just a few examples of the latest products and practices…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Men and Masculinities

    1st Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Rory Magrath

    Men and Masculinities is a research-informed textbook designed to introduce students to the lives of men and their changing masculinities. This is accomplished by examining primarily the sociological literature into the construction of masculinities, but also the psychological and biological. It is…

    Paperback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge

  • Football, Community and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Porter, Anthony May, Annabel Kiernan

    A lack of ‘sustainability thinking’ is evident 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 –…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Spirituality

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. Scott Kretchmar, John B. White

    This comprehensive volume explores the interface between sport and religion, or more broadly, sport and spirituality. While most of the contributions come from Western and Christian traditions, the volume raises broader questions about the kinds of impact that spirituality can and should have on…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sport, Violence and Society

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin Young

    In this fully updated and revised new edition of his landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers a comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies. The book explores organised and spontaneous violence, both on the field…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Education and Corporatisation

    Spaces of Connection, Contestation and Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Geoffery Z. Kohe, Holly Collison

    Using an interdisciplinary approach, Sport, Education and Corporatisation offers an important critique of the intersection between sport organisations, commercial agendas and educational development. It reveals a discomforting interplay between sector stakeholders that has been normalised via…

    Hardback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

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