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  • The Consumption and Representation of Lifestyle Sports

    1st Edition

    Edited by Belinda Wheaton

    Since their emergence in the 1960s, lifestyle sports (also referred to as action sport, extreme sports, adventure sports) have experienced unprecedented growth both in terms of participation and in their increased visibility across public and private space. book seeks to explore the changing…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Athletes, Sexual Assault, and Trials by Media

    Narrative Immunity, 1st Edition

    By Deb Waterhouse-Watson

    Since footballer sexual assault became top news in 2004, six years after the first case was reported, much has been written in the news media about individual cases, footballers and women who have sex with them. Deb Waterhouse-Watson reveals how media representations of recent sexual assault cases…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Physical Culture and Sport in Soviet Society

    Propaganda, Acculturation, and Transformation in the 1920s and 1930s, 1st Edition

    By Susan Grant

    From its very inception the Soviet state valued the merits and benefits of physical culture, which included not only sport but also health, hygiene, education, labour and defence. Physical culture propaganda was directed at the Soviet population, and even more particularly at young people, women…

    Paperback – 2014-06-02
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Sport and Its Female Fans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Toffoletti, Peter Mewett

    Why do women follow sports? How do they participate from the sidelines and what is the significance of this contribution? What can female fandom tell us about gender relations in sport? This book explores these and related questions by bringing together the varied strands of research being…

    Paperback – 2014-06-02
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Women, Sport, Society

    Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta J Park, Patricia Vertinsky

    During the last four decades women’s and gender history have become vibrant fields including studies of attitudes regarding the limited physical and other abilities of females as well as studies of the accomplishments of notable female athletes. We have become increasingly aware that women have…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Ultimate Fighting and Embodiment

    Violence, Gender and Mixed Martial Arts, 1st Edition

    By Dale C. Spencer

    Mixed martial arts (MMA) is an emergent sport where competitors in a ring or cage utilize strikes (punches, kicks, elbows and knees) as well as submission techniques to defeat opponents. This book explores the carnal experience of fighting through a sensory ethnography of MMA, and how it…

    Paperback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and the Emancipation of European Women

    The Struggle for Self-fulfilment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gigliola Gori, J.A. Mangan

    Sport and the Emancipation of European Women: the Struggle for Self-fulfilment explores the contributions of European women to the emancipation of women worldwide. It expands understanding of the need for their attitudes and actions and celebrates their achievements in freeing the female body from…

    Hardback – 2013-08-02
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports

    1st Edition

    By Belinda Wheaton

    This important new study examines the changing place and meaning of lifestyle sports – parkour, surfing, skateboarding, kite-surfing and others – and asks whether they continue to pose a challenge to the dominant meanings and experience of ‘sport’ and physical culture. Drawing on a series of…

    Paperback – 2013-07-23
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Sport as History

    Essays in Honour of Wray Vamplew, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Collins

    Published to mark the career of one of sports history’s pioneers, this book traces the evolution of sport across three continents. It brings together some of sports history’s leading scholars to investigate not only the history of sport but also how that history is written.  This Festschrift…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31

  • Athletics and Philosophy in the Ancient World

    Contests of Virtue, 1st Edition

    By Heather L. Reid

    This book examines the relationship between athletics and philosophy in ancient Greece and Rome focused on the connection between athleticism and virtue. It begins by observing that the link between athleticism and virtue is older than sport, reaching back to the athletic feats of kings and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-13
    Ethics and Sport

  • Managing Sport

    Social and Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Hassan, Jim Lusted

    Contemporary sport is shaped by wider society. Today those managing sport must be aware of the broader social and cultural context within which it exists if their effectiveness is to be established and their careers defined. This book is the first of its kind to contextualise the wider social and…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Women in Sports History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol A. Osborne, Fiona Skillen

    Women are, and have been for many years, actively involved as players, supporters and co-ordinators in a range of sports and yet they are often missing from, or sidelined in, accounts of the history of these sports. Commenting first on the lack of inclusion of women in British sports history, the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06

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