Sociology of Sport Products

  • Sport, Education and Social Policy

    The state of the social sciences of sport

    Edited by Gudrun Doll-Tepper, Katrin Koenen, Richard Bailey

    This important study brings together world-leading researchers to reflect upon the state of the social scientific study of sport. Addressing three core themes in sport studies – equality, education and policy – the book looks back over the development of sport research in recent decades and offers…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Football, Corruption and Lies

    Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    World football is in crisis. The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA is arguably the biggest story in the history of modern sport and a watershed for sport governance. More than a decade ago, John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson laid the foundations for subsequent investigations with the publication of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Leveraging Mega-Event Legacies

    Edited by Jonathan Grix

    This is a multi-disciplinary contribution to the burgeoning literature on and around mega-events in general and sports mega-events in particular. The volume is not specifically about mega-events or their management, but rather how such events act as a lens through which a number of important and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Critical Issues in Global Sport Management

    Edited by Nico Schulenkorf, Stephen Frawley

    The social, cultural and economic significance of sport has never been more evident than it is today. Adopting a critical management perspective, this book examines the most important themes and challenges in global sport management. From match-fixing, doping, bribery and corruption to corporate…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Playing Games

    An introduction to the philosophy of sport through dialogue

    By Randolph Feezell

    What is sport? Why does sport matter? How can we use philosophy to understand what sport means today? This engaging and highly original introduction to the philosophy of sport uses dialogue – a form of philosophical investigation – to address the fundamental questions in sport studies and to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Digital Media Sport

    Technology, Power and Culture in the Network Society

    Edited by Brett Hutchins, David Rowe

    Live broadband streaming of the 2008 Beijing Olympics accounted for 2,200 of the estimated 3,600 total hours shown by the American NBC-Universal networks. At the 2012 London Olympics, unprecedented multi-platforming embraced online, mobile devices, game consoles and broadcast television, with the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Politics

    Edited by Alan Bairner, John Kelly, Jung Woo Lee

    Sport is frequently considered to be an aspect of popular culture that is, or should be, untainted by the political. However, there is a broad consensus among academics that sport is often at the heart of the political and the political is often central to sport. From the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Critical Geographies of Sport

    Space, Power and Sport in Global Perspective

    Edited by Natalie Koch

    Sport is a geographic phenomenon. The physical and organizational infrastructure of sport occupies a prominent place in our society. This important book takes an explicitly spatial approach to sport, bringing together research in geography, sport studies and related disciplines to articulate a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Human–animal Relationships in Equestrian Sport and Leisure

    By Katherine Dashper

    Riding, training and caring for horses are visceral experiences that require the immersion of both body and mind. This book provides an in-depth understanding of human–horse relationships and interactions as embodied in equestrian sport and leisure. As a closely focused ethnographic study of the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Inclusive Masculinities in Contemporary Football

    Men in the Beautiful Game

    By Rory Magrath

    Football has traditionally been an institution hostile toward sexual minorities. Boys and men in the sport have deployed high levels of homophobia for multiple reasons. However, the ground-breaking research within this book shows that intolerant attitudes toward gay men are increasingly being…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies of Men and Masculinities

  • Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

    Edited by Brett Smith, Andrew C. Sparkes

    The last two decades have witnessed a proliferation of qualitative research in sport and exercise. The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise is the first book to offer an in-depth survey of established and emerging qualitative methods, from conceptual first principles to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport, Race and Ethnicity

    Edited by John Nauright, David K Wiggins

    Few issues have engaged sports scholars more than those of race and ethnicity. Today, globalization and migration mean all major sports leagues include players from around the globe, bringing into play a complex mix of racial, ethnic, cultural, political and geographical factors. These complexities…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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