Sports Development Products

  • Sport, Statehood and Transition in Europe

    Comparative perspectives from post-Soviet and post-socialist societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ekain Rojo-Labaien, Juan Álvaro Rodríguez Díaz, Joel Rookwood

    This book examines the political significance of sport and its importance for nation-state building and political and economic transition across thirteen post-Soviet and post-socialist countries, primarily located in Eastern Europe. Adopting a critical case-study approach, building on historical…

    Hardback – 2020-06-03 
    Routledge Research in Sport Politics and Policy

  • Sport Officiating

    Recruitment, Development, and Retention, 1st Edition

    By Lori Livingston, Susan L. Forbes, Nick Wattie, Ian Cunningham

    Sport officials are tasked with maintaining order and adjudicating sport contests. Given their multifaceted role in enforcing rules, standardizing competitions, and keeping sport safe for all participants, they are a requisite part of the sport workforce. With ongoing reports of annual attrition…

    Hardback – 2020-05-11 
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Sport, Welfare and Social Policy in the European Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola Rinaldo Porro, Stefano Martelli, Alberto Testa

    Sport is often seen as an indicator of the civic maturity of a community, an aspect of the rights of citizens to health, education and social integration. This book examines the relationships between participation in sport and physical activity, and welfare policies across Europe. It argues that…

    Hardback – 2020-04-24 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Developing Sport for Women and Girls

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Sherry, Katie Rowe

    Women and girls are often excluded from organised sport or face challenges in accessing sport or developing within sport. This is the first book to focus on sport development for women and girls. It provides a theoretical and practical framework for readers in the emerging field of sport…

    Paperback – 2020-04-09 

  • Britain in Europe

    Prospects for Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Milfull

    First published in 1999, this text addresses the question of Britain's role in Europe from a range of disciplinary perspectives including history, politics, sociology and cultural studies.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Managing Sport Across Borders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anneliese Goslin, Darlene A. Kluka, Rosa Lopéz de D'Amico, Karen Danylchuk

    Sport is both a global business and a vehicle for social inclusion and community development. This book examines key performance areas in sport management that cut across cultural, economic and geographical borders, from both commercial and social justice perspectives. Written by leading sport…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • The Development of Women's Soccer

    Legacies, Participation, and Popularity in Germany, 1st Edition

    By Henk Erik Meier

    While women’s soccer has risen in popularity around the world, research reveals persistent gender discrimination and marginalization of girls and women in the sport. Applying policy feedback theory and econometric analysis, this volume explores the lasting impact of different regimes of gender…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
    Critical Research in Football

  • Global Perspectives on Sports and Christianity

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 

  • International Safeguards for Children in Sport

    Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 

  • Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 

  • Rugby Union and Professionalisation

    Elite Player Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mike Rayner

    The game of rugby has changed significantly in the course of its history. In the early part of the 19th century it evolved from a folk game played by the working class to a recreational activity for public schoolboys. From the 1820s rugby represented an opportunity for gentlemen to demonstrate…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 

  • Sport, Politics and the Charity Industry

    Running for Water, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 

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