Sports Development Products

  • Sport in Scandinavia and the Nordic Countries

    Edited by Ken Green, Thorsteinn Sigurjonsson, Eivind Asrum Skille

    The Scandinavian and Nordic countries have some of the highest participation rates in sport and physical activity in the world. This is the first book to bring together studies of those countries, examing their sport policies and exploring the factors behind such high levels of participation.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Physical Activity

    A Multi-disciplinary Introduction

    Edited by Nick Draper, Gareth Stratton

    Physical activity and its relationship to health is one of the great issues of our age. The causes of, and solutions to, physical inactivity are complex and multi-dimensional, and therefore the subject needs to be studied and understood from a variety of perspectives. This is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Managing Sport Business

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Hassan

    Contemporary sport is both a sophisticated and complex international business and a mass participatory practice run largely by volunteers and community organisations. Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-03 
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity

    Edited by Richard Medcalf, Chris Mackintosh

    Researching minority, marginalised or ‘othered’ populations poses particular methodological challenges. This is the first book to focus on researching difference in the context of sport, physical activity and physical education. Presenting case studies of real research projects, the book explores…

    Hardback – 2018-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Surfing and Sustainability

    By Gregory Borne

    This book develops a new way of understanding the impact of surfing on the environment, society and the economy. It contextualizes surfing within current debates on sustainability, considering its impact on communities as well as individual health and wellbeing. The book analyses the capacity of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Rethinking Sports and Integration

    Developing a Transnational Perspective on Migrants and Descendants in Sports

    By Sine Agergaard

    Based on empirical research, this book offers a critical cultural analysis of the idea that sport can promote the integration of migrants and their descendants. It examines the origins of this idea, the concept of integration, perceptions about target groups, and analyses the methods, results and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Leveraging Disability Sport Events

    Impacts, Promises, and Possibilities

    By Laura Misener, Gayle McPherson, David McGillivray, David Legg

    This book examines the policy, planning, development and implementation of disability sport events. It highlights the potential of sporting events for encouraging community sport participation, as well as influencing attitudes and awareness about disability in wider society, but also challenges…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

    4th Edition

    By Mary A. Hums, Joanne C. MacLean

    Now in a fully updated new edition, this textbook introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to good governance and policy development, and looks at the structure and functions of individual organizations within the larger…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge

  • The Sports Playbook

    Building Teams that Outperform, Year after Year

    By Joshua A. Gordon, Gary T. Furlong, Ken Pendleton

    Why do so many sports teams have losing records, year after year? Why do others win big, but only every 20 or 30 years? And why is it that so few teams enjoy sustained, continual success? This book gives the answer. Providing a blueprint or "playbook" for success in sports at every level, it lays…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Football Fans, Activism and Social Change

    By Dino Numerato

    The study of football fandom is a fast-growing area of research in the sociology of sport. The first work of its kind, this book explores football fan activism and its impact on contemporary football culture in England, Italy and the Czech Republic. Presenting a comparative study of fan activism in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Sports Development of Hong Kong and Macau

    New Challenges after the Handovers

    Edited by Brian Bridges, Marcus P. Chu

    China’s sports history and its contemporary role in the global sporting community have become well-known, but the sporting history and development of China’s two Special Administrative Regions - Hong Kong and Macau - have not received the coverage they deserve either in their historical contexts or…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Sport Tourism and Sustainable Destinations

    Edited by Brent D. Moyle, Tom Hinch, James Higham

    Destinations include the places, landscapes and communities where sport tourism development takes place. Whether sport tourism development takes the form of sport events, active participation in sport, and/or sports nostalgia/heritage, it draws on local resources, forms part of the complex dynamic…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21 
    Routledge

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