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  • Sport and Peace-Building in Divided Societies

    Playing with Enemies, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Lifestyle Sports and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Turner, Sandro Carnicelli

    Lifestyle Sports and Public Policy is the first book to develop a comprehensive understanding of the interplay between lifestyle sports and the public policy environment which frames and regulates them. Drawing on a wide range of lifestyle sports from across the globe, including parkour,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Elite Soccer Referees

    Officiating in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A, 1st Edition

    By Tom Webb

    Soccer is undeniably the most popular sport in the world. While we know much about its high-profile players and their increasing wealth and global influence, we know little about referees and the ways in which refereeing has changed throughout the history of the sport. This book provides an…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • Transgender Athletes in Competitive Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Anderson, Ann Travers

    While efforts to include gay and lesbian athletes in competitive sport have received significant attention, it is only recently that we have begun examining the experiences of transgender athletes in competitive sport. This book represents the first comprehensive study of the challenges that…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Community Regeneration, Governance and Development

    A comparative global perspective, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Women in Sport Leadership

    Research and practice for change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura J. Burton, Sarah Leberman

    Although women and girls participate in sport in greater numbers than ever before, research shows there has been no significant increase in women leading sport organizations. This book takes an international, evidence-based perspective in examining women in sport leadership and offers future…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Football and Health Improvement: an Emergent Field

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Andy Pringle

    There is developing interest in the use of sporting settings as a channel to connect people to health improvement services and an emerging body of research highlights football as being associated with positive motivational and social elements that support the maintenance of a physically active…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sport Policy in Small States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Sam, Steven J. Jackson

    For small nations like Grenada, New Zealand and Norway, medal counts relative to population are increasingly touted as the most meaningful comparisons with sporting superpowers China, the United States and Germany. In acknowledging that 60% of the world’s states have populations of less than 10…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Numbers and Narratives

    Sport, History and Economics, 1st Edition

    By Wray Vamplew

    This volume argues for a more quantitative, economic and theoretical approach to sports history. The author notes that sport can have peculiar economics as in no other industry do rival businesses have to cooperate to produce a sellable output. He also demonstrates, via a case study of early…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sport, Education and Social Policy

    The state of the social sciences of sport, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gudrun Doll-Tepper, Katrin Koenen, Richard Bailey

    This important study brings together world-leading researchers to reflect upon the state of the social scientific study of sport. Addressing three core themes in sport studies – equality, education and policy – the book looks back over the development of sport research in recent decades and offers…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Leveraging Mega-Event Legacies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Grix

    This is a multidisciplinary contribution to the burgeoning literature on and around mega-events in general and sports mega-events in particular. The volume is not specifically about mega-events or their management, but rather how such events act as a lens through which a number of important and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

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