Community Sport Development Products

  • Sport, Culture and Society

    An introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    What can sport do to produce social change in our world today? It is impossible to fully understand contemporary society and culture without acknowledging the importance of sport. Sport is part of our social and cultural fabric, possessing a commercial power that makes it a potent force in the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity in Diverse Populations

    Evidence and practice

    Edited by Melissa Bopp

    The health benefits associated with regular physical activity are now widely recognized. This book examines how social determinants such as race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation and disability can impact on physical activity and its associated health outcomes. It explores the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Community Regeneration, Governance and Development

    A comparative global perspective

    By Rory Shand

    Sporting mega events are playing an increasingly important role in the governance of community regeneration and development across the globe. This book examines the ways in which sporting organisations engage with local communities through projects that target youth, health or social issues and act…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Ethics and Governance in Sport

    The future of sport imagined

    Edited by Yves Vanden Auweele, Elaine Cook, Jim Parry

    What is, or what should be, the function of sport in a globalized, commercialized world? Why does sport matter in the 21st century? In Ethics and Governance in Sport: the future of sport imagined, an ensemble of leading international experts from across the fields of sport management and ethics…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Football Fans, Rivalry and Cooperation

    Edited by Christian Brandt, Fabian Hertel, Sean Huddleston

    Football is undoubtedly the sport with the largest following in the world, attracting billions of fans across the globe. These fans play an integral part in determining the identity of the football club they support. Many studies have focused on the intense rivalry between clubs, their fans and the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Beyond Sport for Development and Peace

    Transnational Perspectives on Theory, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Lyndsay M. C. Hayhurst, Tess Kay, Megan Chawansky

    Debates around the ‘sport for development and peace’ (SDP) movement have entered a new phase, moving on from simple questions surrounding the utility of sport as a tool of international development. Beyond Sport for Development and Peace argues that critical research and new perspectives and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Mega-Events and Globalization

    Capital and Spectacle in a Changing World Order

    Edited by Richard Gruneau, John Horne

    Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities and nations in the East and Global South. Such events have been viewed as economic stimulant as well as opportunities to promote national identity, gain greater international…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Skateboarding

    Subcultures, Sites and Shifts

    Edited by Kara-Jane Lombard

    This book explores the cultural, social, spatial, and political dynamics of skateboarding, drawing on contributions from leading international experts across a range of disciplines, such as sociology and philosophy of sport, architecture, anthropology, ecology, cultural studies, sociology,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities

    Edited by Alberto Testa, Mahfoud Amara

    As Islam’s visibility in global society increases, Muslim populations grow, and Muslim countries compete to take up positions at the heart of global sport, the interplay between sport and Islam becomes ever more illuminating. Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities is the first book to analyse…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Value co-creation in sport management

    Edited by Herbert Woratschek, Chris Horbel, Bastian Popp

    This book offers new insights into value co-creation in the context of sport management. Based on recent developments in academia (e.g. service-dominant logic) and empirical evidence, it highlights the significance of customers and other firms and organisations (service networks) for the creation…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • International Sports Volunteering

    Edited by Angela M. Benson, Nicholas Wise

    Sport volunteering is becoming an increasingly popular motive for international travel. Many tourism organisations now advertise sport volunteering projects, with colleges and universities also offering students the opportunity to participate in similar projects abroad. This is the first book to…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • DIY Football

    The cultural politics of community based football clubs

    Edited by Peter Kennedy, David Kennedy

    The intention of the book is to highlight the development of a type of football organisation that falls outside of the well documented elite professional game, the most recognizable face of the sport. Specifically, the focus here will fall upon community based football clubs which have grown out of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

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