Community Sport Development Products

  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Routledge Handbook of Football Studies

    Edited by John Hughson, Kevin Moore, Ramon Spaaij, Joseph Maguire

    Football is unquestionably the world’s most popular and influential sport. There is no corner of the globe in which the game is not played or followed. More countries are affiliated to FIFA, football’s governing body, than to the United Nations. The sport has therefore become an important component…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sport Governance

    An introduction

    By Neil King

    Sport governance has become an increasingly widespread subject for research and teaching in sports studies. This engaging and accessible textbook examines the governance of sport organisations in a changing political, legal, financial and socio-cultural context. It explains how sport organisations…

    Paperback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge

  • Olympic Exclusions

    Youth, Poverty and Social Legacies

    By Jacqueline Kennelly

    Olympic Games are sold to host city populations on the basis of legacy commitments that incorporate aid for the young and the poor. Yet little is known about the realities of marginalized young people living in host cities. Do they benefit from social housing and employment opportunities? Or do…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Sport Development in the United States

    High Performance and Mass Participation

    By Peter Smolianov, Dwight Zakus, Joseph Gallo

    The development of both elite, high performance sport and mass participation, grassroots-level sport are central concerns for governments and sports governing bodies. This important new study is the first to closely examine the challenges and opportunities for sports development in the United…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Women and Sport in Latin America

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Volume One: Making the Games

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is an authoritative and comprehensive account of the world’s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and preparation phase…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

  • Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Volume Two: Celebrating the Games

    Edited by Vassil Girginov

    The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is the first authoritative and comprehensive account of the world’s greatest sporting and cultural event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

  • Positive Youth Development through Sport

    second edition

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt

    Cutting through the political rhetoric about the power of sport as a tool for social change and personal improvement, this book offers insight into how and why participating in sport can be good for children and young people. As the first text to focus on the role of sport in positive youth…

    Paperback – 2016-03-29
    Routledge

  • Women in Sports Coaching

    Edited by Nicole M. LaVoi

    Women in many Westernized countries encounter a wider variety of career opportunities than afforded in previous decades, and the percentage of women leaders in nearly every sector is on the rise. Sport coaching, however, remains a domain where gender equity has declined or stalled, despite…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Managing Sport Development

    An international approach

    Edited by Emma Sherry, Nico Schulenkorf, Pamm Phillips

    Sport development has become a significant part of the international sport industry. The development of sport (creating pathways for participation and talent development) and sport for development (using sport as a tool to achieve outcomes beyond sport) are now fundamental aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge

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