Sports Policy Products

  • Rethinking Drug Use in Sport

    Why the war will never be won, 1st Edition

    By Bob Stewart, Aaron Smith

    Drug free sport is an unattainable aspiration. In this critical, paradigm-shifting reappraisal of contemporary drug policy in sport, Bob Stewart and Aaron Smith argue that drug use in sport is an inexorable consequence of the nature, structure and culture of sport itself. By de-mythologising and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings, 1st Edition

    By Rosie Meek

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport Policy in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Barrie Houlihan, Iain Lindsey

    Since 1990, Britain has seen a period of unprecedented public investment in, and political commitment to, sport. In this book, Iain Lindsey and Barrie Houlihan examine and analyze sport policy since the appointment of John Major as leader of the Conservative Party in 1990. John Major’s period as…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Olympic Movement and the Sport of Peacemaking

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij, Cindy Burleson

    Sport and peacemaking have evolved. It is no longer the case that the Olympic Games and war games exist in isolation from each other. Increasingly, policymakers, peacekeepers, athletes, development workers, presidents of nations and others combine forces in an "integrated" approach towards peace.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Anti-doping: Policy and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mike McNamee

    The book addresses a series of key aspects of contemporary anti-doping policy. At the broader philosophical level, questions are asked about whether the scale of anti-doping activity and the intrusiveness of anti-doping policy in the lives of athletes is proportionate to the problem of doping.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Coaching for Performance: Realising the Olympic Dream

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Lee, Martin Dixon, Tony Ghaye

    This book celebrates two important aspects of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (1) For those involved in any aspect of Olympism, and particularly coaches and athletes, London 2012 was about realising dreams, achieving success and participating in competitive sport at the highest level.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Sport Governance

    International Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian O'Boyle, Trish Bradbury

    Governance has become a hugely important issue within sport. Issues of corruption and ‘bad governance’ have become synonymous with some aspects of sport and closer scrutiny than ever before is being applied to ensure organisations are following international best practice in respect to how they are…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Sport Management in the Middle East

    A Case Study Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammed Ben Sulayem, Sean O'Connor, David Hassan

    The Middle East is one of the fastest growing and significant markets in world sport, as well as a powerful source of investment in sport. Bids for the Olympics in 2020 and the soccer World Cup in 2022, as well as remarkable investments in Formula One motor racing, horse racing and English Premier…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Physical Education and Curriculum Study (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David Kirk

    The Curriculum is the focal point for the study of educational practice. It is the area in which individual, group and societal needs and interests meet and is consequently the source of much friction and contention. This book, first published in 1988, introduces students to some of the major…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play

    Policy, Interventions and Participation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Parker, Don Vinson

    Sport, physical activity and play are key constituents of social life, impacting such diverse fields as healthcare, education and criminal justice. Over the past decade, governments around the world have begun to place physical activity at the heart of social policy, providing increased…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Women’s Sport in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Sikes, John Bale

    In recent decades Africa has emerged as a sporting giant. The African sporting phenomenon has been addressed in the popular press and it has also attracted scholarly interest; however, this interest is almost entirely focussed on men. Yet women’s participation in recreational and elite sport is…

    Hardback – 2014-09-04
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Sport and Social Exclusion

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Mike Collins

    Tackling social exclusion should be a central aim of any civilised social policy. In this meticulously revised and updated new edition of his groundbreaking study, Sport and Social Exclusion, Mike Collins has assembled a vast array of new evidence from a range of global sources to demonstrate how…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16
    Routledge

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