Sport and Social Problems Products

  • Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health, from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Social Entrepreneurship in Sport

    How Sport Can Deliver Social Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Vanessa Ratten

    The social role of sport enterprises is being increasingly recognized at both local and global levels. Sport has the ability to influence community cohesion, physical and mental health, social inclusivity, and provides positive role models across society. More businesses in sport are incorporating…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Politics and the Charity Industry

    Running for Water, 1st Edition

    By Kyle Bunds

    Sport is commonly used by charities and philanthropic organisations as a way of acquiring donors and fundraisers. In this ground-breaking study, Kyle Bunds examines the nexus of sport, politics and the charity industry through an investigation of water development agencies that raise funds in the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

  • International Safeguards for Children in Sport

    Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rhind, Frank Owusu-Sekyere

    Safeguarding should be a central concern for any sports organisation working with children or young people. This significant new study examines the development, implementation and impact of the International Safeguards for Children in Sport; a set of guidelines drawn up by a working group of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Hayden Opie

    Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Global Perspectives on Sports and Christianity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Afe Adogame, Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker

    While the relationship between sport and religion is deeply rooted in history, it continues to play a profound role in shaping modern-day societies. This edited collection provides an inter-disciplinary exploration of this relationship from a global perspective, making a major contribution to the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • Sport, Development and Environmental Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Millington, Simon C. Darnell

    This is the first book to consider the intersections of sport, international development and environmental sustainability. It explores the tensions between sport’s potential contribution to the environment and its rather poor record to date. Bringing together a diverse group of scholars who…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sport Development

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that chronic traumatic encephalopathy poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • Sport and Contested Identities

    Contemporary Issues and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Hassan, Ciaran Acton

    Identity is one of the most theorised and contested of all sociological concepts and sport is fertile ground for an examination of its complexities. This book offers a wide-ranging and up-to-date exploration of the sport-identity nexus, drawing examples from a variety of sporting contexts and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Race, Gender and Sport

    The Politics of Ethnic 'Other' Girls and Women, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aarti Ratna, Samaya F. Samie

    The experiences of ethnic ‘Other’ females have – until recently – been widely overlooked in the study of sport. There continues to be a need to produce critical scholarship about ethnic 'Other' girls and women in sport and physical culture, in order to represent their complex, multifarious and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health provides a resource that addresses ‘race’ and racism in an accessible way by contextualizing theory with practical evidence-based examples drawn from global geographical and cultural settings. This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

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