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  • Philosophy and Nature Sports

    By Kevin Krein

    Nature sports, such as skiing, climbing, and surfing have had a significant influence on Western popular culture since the mid-twentieth century and the number of participants continues to grow. Written in a clear and accessible style, this important book provides a comprehensive philosophical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sport Development in Action

    Plan, Programme and Practice

    By Alec Astle, Sarah Leberman, Geoff Watson

    This practical textbook explains the sport development process from a practitioner’s viewpoint, showing what actually works, how and why. Focusing on the development of sport, the book considers the efforts of sport organisations to revitalise their sports at a community level to ensure their…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Digital Football Cultures

    Fandom, Identities and Resistance

    Edited by Stefan Lawrence, Garry Crawford

    As the digital revolution continues apace, emergent technologies and means of communication present new challenges and opportunities for the football industry. This is the first book to bring together key contemporary debates at the intersection of football studies, leisure studies and digital…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge
    Advances in Leisure Studies

  • Sport and English National Identity in a ‘Disunited Kingdom’

    Edited by Tom Gibbons, Dominic Malcolm

    Given sport’s centrality in English society, what role does it play in symbolising contemporary English national identity? This comprehensive study explores the complex set of relationships between sport and what it means to be English in the twenty-first century. The bond between sport and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • How Football Began

    A Global History of How the World's Football Codes Were Born

    By Tony Collins

    This ambitious and fascinating history considers why, in the space of sixty years between 1850 and 1910, football grew from a marginal and un-organised activity to become the dominant winter entertainment for millions of people around the world. The book compares the development of each of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Discrimination

    Edited by Daniel Kilvington, John Price

    Despite campaigns to educate and increase awareness, discrimination continues to be a deep-rooted problem in sport. This book provides an international, interdisciplinary and critical discussion of various forms of discrimination in sport today, with contributions from world-leading academics and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Science of Basketball

    Edited by Alexandru Radu

    The Science of Basketball is the only book to examine the scientific principles underpinning preparation and performance in basketball, applied to both individual and team contexts. Drawing on the very latest scientific evidence, and including contributions from leading international coaches and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge

  • The Role of the Professional Football Manager

    By Seamus Kelly

    Considering the celebrity-like status of the professional football manager, surprisingly little is known about their role. This book provides an unprecedented insight into the chronically insecure and vulnerable world of the contemporary professional football manager. Drawing on original…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Elite Youth Cycling

    Edited by Alfred Nimmerichter

    Elite Youth Cycling showcases the latest cutting-edge research in youth cycling performance. Covering both endurance and sprint cycling events, the book explores the effect of cycling on the maturation of the body from childhood to adolescence, suggests long-term training and nutritional strategies…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Paediatric Sport and Exercise Science

  • Fan Activism, Protest and Politics

    Ultras in Post-Socialist Croatia

    By Andrew Hodges

    In what sense can organised football fans be understood as political actors or participants in social movements? How do fan struggles link to wider social and political transformations? And what methodological dilemmas arise when researching fan activism? Fan Activism, Protest and Politics seeks…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Football and Literature in South America

    By David Wood

    South America is a region that enjoys an unusually high profile as the origin of some of the world’s greatest writers and most celebrated footballers. This is the first book to undertake a systematic study of the relationship between football and literature across South America. Beginning with the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Seeking the Senses in Physical Culture

    Sensuous scholarship in action

    Edited by Andrew C. Sparkes

    The sensory revolution in the social sciences is transforming the ways in which the senses and the sensorium are studied and understood in relation to bodies in action. This is the first book to investigate the impact, and challenges, of this revolution for those interested in physical culture.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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