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  • The War on Drugs in Sport

    Moral Panics and Organizational Legitimacy

    By Vanessa McDermott

    This book is an innovative and compelling work that develops a modified moral panic model illustrated by the drugs in sport debate. Drawing on Max Weber’s work on moral authority and legitimacy, McDermott argues that doping scandals create a crisis of legitimacy for sport governing bodies and other…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sports Media

    Reporting, Producing, and Planning, 3rd Edition

    By Bradley Schultz, Edward T. Arke

    Sports Media covers reporting, anchoring, and production, and offers thorough descriptions of the sports reporter and anchor's function in sports journalism. This text offers important historical background on the evolution of the sports industry, some grounding in the business of sports, and a…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Public Broadcasting, and Cultural Citizenship

    Signal Lost?

    Edited by Jay Scherer, David Rowe

    This book examines the political debates over the access to live telecasts of sport in the digital broadcasting era. It outlines the broad theoretical debates, political positions and policy calculations over the provision of live, free-to-air telecasts of sport as a right of cultural citizenship.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Gender, Media, Sport

    Edited by Susanna Hedenborg, Gertrud Pfister

    Despite the position that sport occupies at the centre of public attention, and despite the billions of consumers and immense coverage which it attracts from around the globe, it seems that the media prioritise coverage of only a very small fraction of sporting events, and a few prominent athletes.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • The Olympics, Media and Society

    Edited by Kim Bissell, Stephen D. Perry

    When the general public follow the Olympic Games on television, on the internet, even in the newspapers, they feel like they have themselves experienced the performances of the athletes. This book explores whether it is ever possible to experience the Olympic Games as an athletic event without…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Sport

    Edited by Richard Giulianotti

    The sociology of sport is a core discipline within the academic study of sport. It helps us to understand what sport is and why it matters. Sociological knowledge, implicit or explicit, therefore underpins scholarly enquiry into sport in every aspect. The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Twenty20 and the Future of Cricket

    Edited by Chris Rumford

    Cricket is a sport which is currently undergoing a rapid and dramatic transformation. Traditionally thought of as an English summer game, limited in appeal to Britain and its Commonwealth, cricket has, in the past a few years, achieved a global profile. This is largely due to the development of a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sport and the Media

    Managing the Nexus, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew Nicholson, Anthony Kerr, Merryn Sherwood

    Successful media relations and a sound communication strategy are essential for all sport organizations. Any successful manager working in sport must have a clear understanding of how the media works, as well as the practical skills to manage the communication process. Now in a fully revised and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Sport Management Series

  • The Fantasy Sport Industry

    Games within Games

    By Andrew C. Billings, Brody J. Ruihley

    Fantasy sport has become big business. Recent estimates suggest that there as many as 27 million fantasy sport participants in the US alone, spending $1.5bn annually, with many millions more around the world. This is the first in-depth study of fantasy sport as a cultural and social phenomenon and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Documenting the Beijing Olympics

    Edited by D.P. Martinez, Kevin Latham

    This book focuses on the processes of documenting the Beijing Olympics – ranging from the visual (television and film) to radio and the written word – and the meanings generated by such representations. What were the ‘key’ stories and how were they chosen? What was dramatised? Who were the heroes?…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge

  • Global Perspectives on Football in Africa

    Visualising the Game

    Edited by Susann Baller, Giorgio Miescher, Ciraj Rassool

    Football, in many ways, is a visual endeavour. From the visual experience within the stadium itself to worldwide media representations, from advertisements to football art and artefacts: football is much about seeing and being seen, about watching, making visual and being visualised. The FIFA World…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • The Containment of Soccer in Australia

    Fencing Off the World Game

    Edited by Christopher Hallinan, John Hughson

    According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, outdoor soccer was the second most popular organized sport for Australian children after swimming. It far outstripped the popularity of the three other football codes that are played in Australia – rugby league, rugby union and Australian Rules…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

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