Sports Geography Products

  • Seeking the Senses in Physical Culture

    Sensuous scholarship in action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew C. Sparkes

    The sensory revolution in the social sciences is transforming the ways in which the senses and the sensorium are studied and understood in relation to bodies in action. This is the first book to investigate the impact, and challenges, of this revolution for those interested in physical culture.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism, 1st Edition

    By Heather Sykes

    This challenging new study examines gender and sexuality in relation to the ‘roving colonialism’ of sport mega-events. Built around four case studies in postcolonial and settler colonial contexts—the Olympics in Vancouver, London and Sochi and soccer fans in the Egyptian revolution—the book…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Mega-event Cities: Urban Legacies of Global Sports Events

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Viehoff, Gavin Poynter

    Mega-events represent an important moment in the life of a city, providing a useful lens through which we may analyse their cultural, social, political and economic development. In the wake of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) concerns about ’gigantism’ and wider public concerns about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Critical Geographies of Sport

    Space, Power and Sport in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Human–Animal Relationships in Equestrian Sport and Leisure

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Cycling Futures

    From Research into Practice, 1st Edition

    By Regine Gerike, John Parkin

    Pointing the way to the future of research and development in relation to cycling as a mode of transport, this book investigates some of the significant recent developments in the technology, provision for, and take up of cycling in various parts of the world. Tensions at the heart of the nature of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Digital Leisure Cultures

    Critical perspectives, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

  • The British World and the Five Rings

    Essays in British Imperialism and the Modern Olympic Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Nielsen, Matthew Llewellyn

    Prior to the outbreak of World War II, the British presided over the largest Empire in world history, a vast transoceanic and transcontinental realm of dominions, colonies, protectorates and mandates that covered over one-quarter of the world’s land mass and comprised a population of over 450-…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Women and Sport in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosa Lopez de D'Amico, Tansin Benn, Gertrud Pfister

    This multidisciplinary book draws on sociology, cultural studies, anthropology and history, to explore the diversity, challenges and achievements of Latin American women in sport. It offers an in-depth analysis of women’s sport in ten countries across Latin America, insights into the sport…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Walking

    1st Edition

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Yael Ram, Noam Shoval

    Walking is an essentially human activity. From a basic means of transport and opportunity for leisure through to being a religious act, walking has served as a significant philosophical, literary and historical subject. Thoreau’s 1851 lecture on Walking or the Romantic walks of the Wordsworths at…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge

  • Sport Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Ramshaw

    This book brings together many new and exciting international approaches to sport heritage. It provides a thought-provoking sport heritage case study that would be of interest to students and researchers in history, geography, anthropology, marketing, and industry practitioners at sporting events.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Tourism at the Olympic Games

    Visiting the World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Robinson, Josef Ploner

    Going far beyond being just a mega sport event, the Olympic Games are, and have been in the past, important settings for tourism and cultural change. Hosting the Olympic Games presents a unique opportunity for countries to promote, regenerate, and develop cities and regions, and to firmly locate…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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