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  • Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Adam White

    In a revised, updated and considerably expanded new edition of Sport, Theory and Social Problems, authors Eric Anderson and Adam White examine how the structure and culture of sport promotes inequality, injury and complicity to authority at the non-elite levels of play in Anglo-American countries.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Culture and Society

    An introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    What can sport do to produce social change in our world today? It is impossible to fully understand contemporary society and culture without acknowledging the importance of sport. Sport is part of our social and cultural fabric, possessing a commercial power that makes it a potent force in the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Women Sport Fans

    Identification, Participation, Representation

    By Kim Toffoletti

    Women worldwide are making their presence felt as sport fans in rapidly increasing numbers. This book makes a distinctive and innovative contribution to the study of sport fandom by exploring the growing visibility and interest in women who follow sport. It presents the latest data on women’s sport…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Skill Transmission, Sport and Tacit Knowledge

    A Sociological Perspective

    By Honorata Jakubowska

    Teaching the skills necessary to play sport depends partly on transmitting knowledge verbally, yet non-verbal or tacit knowledge also has an important role. A coach may tell a young athlete to "move more dynamically", but it is undoubtedly easier to demonstrate with the body itself how this should…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Women in Sport Leadership

    Research and practice for change

    Edited by Laura J. Burton, Sarah Leberman

    Although women and girls participate in sport in greater numbers than ever before, research shows there has been no significant increase in women leading sport organizations. This book takes an international, evidence-based perspective in examining women in sport leadership and offers future…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Transgender Athletes in Competitive Sport

    Edited by Eric Anderson, Ann Travers

    While efforts to include gay and lesbian athletes in competitive sport have received significant attention, it is only recently that we have begun examining the experiences of transgender athletes in competitive sport. This book represents the first comprehensive study of the challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Femininity, Feminism and Recreational Pole Dancing

    By Kerry Griffiths

    This book explores the phenomenon of pole dancing as an increasingly popular fitness and leisure activity for women. It moves beyond previous debates surrounding the empowering or degrading nature of pole dancing classes, and instead explores the complexities of these concepts and highlights that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • International Research in Science and Soccer II

    Edited by Terence Favero, Barry Drust, Brian Dawson

    International Research in Science and Soccer II showcases the very latest research into the world’s most widely played sport. With contributions from scientists, researchers and practitioners working at every level of the game, from grassroots to elite level, the book covers every key aspect of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge

  • The Feminization of Sports Fandom

    A Sociological Study

    By Stacey Pope

    Women fans have entered the traditionally male domain of the sports stadium in growing numbers in recent years. Watching professional sport is important for women for so many reasons, but their expectations and experiences have been largely ignored by academics. This book tackles these shortcomings…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Leisure and Social Justice

    Edited by Jonathan Long, Thomas Fletcher, Beccy Watson

    Social inequalities are often reproduced in sport and leisure contexts. However, sport and leisure can be sites of resistance as well as oppression; they can be repressive or promote positive social change. This challenging and important book brings together contemporary cases examining different…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Female Fans of the NFL

    Taking Their Place in the Stands

    By Anne Cunningham Osborne, Danielle Sarver Coombs

    In the past, sport, particularly football, has been defined as a male domain. Women’s interest stereotypically ranges from gentle tolerance to active resistance. But increasingly, women are proudly identifying themselves as supporters of their teams, and have become highly desirable audiences for…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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