Sports Policy Products

  • 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

  • Sport and Social Exclusion in Global Society

    1st Edition

    By Ramón Spaaij, Jonathan Magee, Ruth Jeanes

    Social exclusion is one of the most pressing challenges in post-industrial societies, encompassing economic, social, cultural and political dimensions. This important new book critically examines the relationship between sport and social exclusion, from global and cross-cultural perspectives. The…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge

  • FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association)

    The Men, the Myths and the Money, 1st Edition

    By Alan Tomlinson

    Founded in 1904 by representatives of the sporting organisations of six European nations then expanding into the Americas, Asia and Africa FIFA has developed to become one of the most high profile and lucrative businesses in the global consumer and cultural industry.  Recent years however have…

    Paperback – 2014-03-31
    Routledge

  • Doing Real World Research in Sports Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Smith, Ivan Waddington

    Traditional research methods textbooks tend to present an idealized and simplistic picture of the research process. This ground-breaking text however, features leading international sport researchers explaining how they actually carried out their real life research projects, highlighting the…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge

  • Sport for Development

    What game are we playing?, 1st Edition

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is increasingly regarded as a powerful tool in international development. In this comprehensive introduction to the area of ‘sport-for-development’, leading researcher Fred Coalter critically evaluates the strengths and weaknesses and successes and failures of sport-for-development policies…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge

  • Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Kathleen Armour

    'We can reach far more people through sport than we can through political or educational programmes. In that way, sport is more powerful than politics. We have only just started to use its potential to build up this country. We must continue to do so.' – Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela's…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Sport Development

    Policy, Process and Practice, third edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Hylton

    At a time of profound change in the economic, social, political and sporting landscape, sport development faces important challenges. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Sport Development: Policy, Process and Practice is still the most detailed, authoritative and comprehensive guide…

    Paperback – 2013-03-18
    Routledge

  • Doping and Anti-Doping Policy in Sport

    Ethical, Legal and Social Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike McNamee, Verner Møller

    The issue of doping has been the most widely discussed problem in sports ethics and is one of the most prominent issues across sports studies, the sports sciences and their constituent disciplines. This book adds uniquely to that catalogue of discourses by focusing on extant anti-doping policy and…

    Paperback – 2013-03-15
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mick Green

    Sports development has become a prominent concern within both the academic study of sport and within the organisation and administration of sport. Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Development is the first book to comprehensively map the wide-ranging territory of sports…

    Paperback – 2013-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Managing High Performance Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Popi Sotiriadou, Veerle De Bosscher

    How can managers design and implement effective high performance programmes in sport? What are the key challenges in managing elite athletes, sports people and teams? This is the first book to provide a comprehensive introduction to management practice, process and policy in elite and high…

    Paperback – 2012-12-13
    Routledge
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Social Capital and Sport Governance in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Groeneveld, Barrie Houlihan, Fabien Ohl

    Although there is significant interest in the social role of sport in fostering civil society from both policymakers and academics, there is a lack of evidence of the specific role of sport federations in this system. This book critically presents the mechanisms and structures in a selection of…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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