Sports Geography Products

  • Disciplining Bodies in the Gymnasium

    Memory, Monument, Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Sherry Mckay, Patricia Vertinsky

    Architecture and design have been used to exert control over bodies, across lines of class, gender and race. They regulate access to certain spaces and facilities, impose physical or psychological barriers, and make particular activities possible for specific groups.Built in 1951, the War Memorial…

    Paperback – 2004-05-06
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Sports Geography

    2nd Edition

    By J. Bale

    'Space' and 'place' are concepts central to both geography and sport. Places, for example, are the means of identifying most sports teams, while sport both affects, and is affected by, the physical environment and landscape.In this fully revised and updated edition of his classic,…

    Paperback – 2002-12-05

  • Australian Beach Cultures

    The History of Sun, Sand and Surf, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Booth

    Australians are surrounded by beaches. But this enclosure is more than a geographical fact for the inhabitants of an island continent; the beach is an integral part of the cultural envelope. This work analyzes the history of the beach as an integral aspect of Australian culture.…

    Paperback – 2001-10-01
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Kenyan Running

    Movement Culture, Geography and Global Change, 1st Edition

    By John Bale, Joe Sang

    1997 British Society of Sports History - Lord Aberdare Literary Prize for Sports HistoryThe record-breaking achievements of Kenyan athletes have caught the imagination of the world of sport. How significant really is Kenya in the world of sports? This book, the first to look in detail at the…

    Paperback – 1996-09-20

  • The Global Sports Arena

    Athletic Talent Migration in an Interpendent World, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Bale, Joseph Maguire

    Athletes are on the move. In some sports this involves labour, movement from one country to another within or between continents. In other sports, athletes assume an almost nomadic migratory lifestyle, constantly on the move from one sport festival to another. In addition, it appears that sport…

    Paperback – 1994-02-01

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