Sport and Social Problems Products

  • 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 – 2018-01-29 
    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 – 2018-01-29 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • International Safeguards for Children in Sport

    Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond

    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,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Corruption

  • Global Perspectives on Sports and Christianity

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and Alcohol

    An ethical perspective

    By Carwyn Jones

    Sport and alcohol have become inextricably linked. Alcohol companies provide funding, fans consume alcohol when watching, and players celebrate, bond and relax with alcohol. This critical analysis of the relationship between consumption of alcohol and participation in sport argues that sport has…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Doping and Public Health

    Edited by Nader Ahmadi, Arne Ljungqvist, Göran Svedsäter

    Doping – the use of performance-enhancing substances and methods – has long been a high-profile issue in sport but in recent years it has also become an issue in wider society. This important new book examines doping as a public health issue, drawing on a multi-disciplinary set of perspectives to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Sport and Peace-Building in Divided Societies

    Playing with Enemies

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    Sport is a cultural institution that stands at the interface between political and civil society. In divided communities, sport has been an agent of separation, sectarian hatred and violence, but also a highly effective tool for conflict resolution, reconciliation and peace-building. In this…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Race, Gender and Sport

    The Politics of Ethnic 'Other' Girls and Women

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Sport and Contested Identities

    Contemporary Issues and Debates

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Politics and the Charity Industry

    Running for Water

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

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