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  • Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer

    By Alberto Testa, Anna Sergi

    Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer offers an original insight into the intricate relationships between politics, business, sport and organised crime in Italy. Using ‘Operation Dirty Soccer’ as a case study, the book presents a comprehensive and fascinating analysis of one of the most…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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 – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Substances

    Issues, Influences and Impacts

    By Aaron Smith, Bob Stewart, Kate Westberg, Constantino Stavros

    In the pursuit of more muscle, enhanced strength, sustained endurance, and idealised physiques, an increasing number of elite athletes, recreational sport enthusiasts, and body conscious gym-users are turning to performance and image-enhancing drugs and substances (PIEDS). In many instances, such…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 
    Routledge

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions

    By Paul Dimeo, Verner Møller

    The sense of crisis that pervades global sport suggests that the war on doping is still very far from being won. In this critical and provocative study of anti-doping regimes in global sport, Paul Dimeo and Verner Møller argue that the current system is at a critical historical juncture. Reviewing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Sports and Integration

    Developing a Transnational Perspective on Migrants and Descendants in Sports

    By Sine Agergaard

    Rethinking Sports and Integration 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 and the concept of integration, and analyses the problems in focus, the methods applied, and the results…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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

  • Managing Drugs in Sport

    By Jason Mazanov

    As recent high-profile drugs scandals have demonstrated, sport organisations rarely have a coherent, meaningful, long-term management strategy regarding drug use and abuse. Typically, sport managers hope drug problems never happen and engage in damage control when they do. This important new book…

    Paperback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Drugs in Sport

    7th Edition

    Edited by David R. Mottram, Neil Chester

    Drugs in Sport is the most comprehensive and accurate text on the emotive, complex and critical subject of doping and illegal performance enhancement in sport. Thoroughly updated in light of the latest World Anti-Doping Code and taking into account the latest regulations, methods and landmark cases…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Abuse in Youth Sport

    A sociocultural analysis

    By Michael J. Hartill

    Cases of sport-related child sexual abuse have received increasing news coverage in recent years. This book documents and evaluates this important issue through a critical investigation of the research and theory on sexual violence and child sex offending that has emerged over the past thirty years…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Transforming Sport

    Knowledges, Practices, Structures

    Edited by Thomas F. Carter, Daniel Burdsey, Mark Doidge

    Sport sociology has a responsibility to engage critically with the accepted wisdom of those who govern and promote sport. This challenging collection of international research is a clear call for enacting the transformation of sport. The contributing authors argue that is not enough to merely…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Corruption in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, and Reform

    Edited by Lisa A. Kihl

    Corruption in the sport industry is a pervasive issue that threatens the integrity of sport as an institution. From doping and match-fixing to money laundering, corruption should be a concern to anybody interested in sport policy, management, governance, or ethics. This is the first book to explore…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Corruption

  • Doping in Elite Sports

    Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010

    By Christophe Brissonneau, Jeffrey Montez de Oca

    Drawing on rich empirical material from elite French sport, this book offers a detailed history of how the concept of doping evolved from the twentieth to the twenty-first century. The first study to span the period from 1950 to 2010, it sheds new light on the extraordinary world of elite sport in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

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