Sports Policy Products

  • 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 CTE poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most well-established sports. But…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    By Joe Piggin

    Defining ‘politics’ as contests over ideas, values and visions about what a physically active society could be, this book uses critical analysis to challenge accepted truths about physical activity and therefore opens up a pathway to more effective, and more socially just, physical activity policy.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The World Anti-Doping Code

    Fit for Purpose?, 1st Edition

    By Lovely Dasgupta

    Following the recent doping scandals that have brought the highest echelons of international sport into disrepute, this book examines the elitism at the core of the World Anti-Doping Agency and considers how the current World Anti-Doping Code might be restructured. Analysing the correlation between…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Who Owns Sport?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Adams, Leigh Robinson

    This fascinating collection of essays explores the complex economic, political, cultural and social claims over sport, from multi-disciplinary perspectives including philosophy, history, political science and management. The book seeks to uncover some of the tensions and dilemmas wrapped up within…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Globalized Sport Management in Diverse Cultural Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Zhang, Brenda G. Pitts

    Cross-cultural management is an important facet of the globalized sport industry. Sport managers must be skilled at working with individuals from diverse cultures and aware of the key issues affecting sport on a global level. This book brings together cutting-edge research from leading sport…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • 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 – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Sport, Education and Corporatisation

    Spaces of Connection, Contestation and Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Geoffery Z. Kohe, Holly Collison

    Using an interdisciplinary approach, Sport, Education and Corporatisation offers an important critique of the intersection between sport organisations, commercial agendas and educational development. It reveals a discomforting interplay between sector stakeholders that has been normalised via…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Policy and Politics in an Era of Austerity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Parnell, Peter Millward, Paul A. Widdop, Neil King, Anthony May

    Austerity is perhaps the major challenge of our times, given the speed at which it arrived and the consequences of its impact upon society. The global financial crash and economic downturn was the catalyst for change and, against a backdrop of advice from experts adverse to Keynesian economics, the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • 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

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