Sports Geography Products

  • Sustainable Surfing

    Edited by Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting

    Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the 21st century’s most pervasive ideas, as humanity’s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally recognised…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Sport and National Identities

    Edited by Paddy Dolan, John Connolly

    While globalisation processes have undoubtedly occurred in many social fields, in sport the significance of ‘the nation’ has remained. This book examines, historically and today, the continuing but contested relevance of national identities in sport, in the context of globalising forces. It…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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

  • Sport Policy in Small States

    Edited by Michael Sam, Steven J. Jackson

    For small nations like Grenada, New Zealand and Norway, medal counts relative to population are increasingly touted as the most meaningful comparisons with sporting superpowers China, the United States and Germany. In acknowledging that 60% of the world’s states have populations of less than 10…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Digital Leisure Cultures

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Sandro Carnicelli, David McGillivray, Gayle McPherson

    The digital turn in leisure has opened up a vast array of new opportunities to play, learn, participate and be entertained – opportunities that have transformed what we recognise as leisure. This edited collection provides a significant contribution to our changing understanding of digital leisure…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge

  • Origins and Birth of "the Europe of football"

    Edited by Paul Dietschy

    ‘The Europe of football’ is one of the aspects of the history of European integration that has generated the smallest amount of academic research. However, the successive invention of sporting traditions with a European calling since the Belle Epoque, followed by the creation of various European…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

  • Games and Sporting Events in History

    Organisations, Performances and Impact

    Edited by Annette R. Hofmann, Gerald Gems, Maureen Smith

    Games and Sporting Events in History offers a broad global perspective on sports and games in Europe, North America, Africa, and Asia. A diverse set of topics covers education, medicine, therapy, body culture, gender, race, cross cultural flow, and political issues from the late nineteenth century…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Sport, War and Society in Australia and New Zealand

    Edited by Martin Crotty, Robert Hess

    Sport and war have been closely linked in Australian and New Zealand society since the nineteenth century. Sport has, variously, been advocated as appropriate training for war, lambasted as a distraction from the war effort, and resorted to as an escape from wartime trials and tribulations. War has…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Olympic Exclusions

    Youth, Poverty and Social Legacies

    By Jacqueline Kennelly

    Olympic Games are sold to host city populations on the basis of legacy commitments that incorporate aid for the young and the poor. Yet little is known about the realities of marginalized young people living in host cities. Do they benefit from social housing and employment opportunities? Or do…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Football and Migration

    Perspectives, Places, Players

    Edited by Richard Elliott, John Harris

    Football is an incredibly powerful case study of globalization and an extremely useful lens through which to study and understand contemporary processes of international migration. This is the first book to focus on the increasingly complex series of migratory processes that contour the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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