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  • Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy

    Supporter Activism in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Dağhan Irak

    Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy offers an in-depth and inside approach to the socio-political history of football in Turkey, where fandom is often revered as part of the national identity, presenting the historical context for football events in the country. Based on original research, the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • The Philosophy of Football

    1st Edition

    By Steffen Borge

    Human beings are the only creatures known to engage in sport. We are sporting animals, and our favourite pastime of football is the biggest sport spectacle on earth. The Philosophy of Football presents the first sustained, in-depth philosophical investigation of the phenomenon of football. In…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Stephen Harvey, Richard Light

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching (PPed) can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Sport and National Identities

    Globalization and Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paddy Dolan, John Connolly

    While globalisation has undoubtedly occurred in many social fields, in sport the importance of ‘the nation’ has remained. This book examines the continuing but contested relevance of national identities in sport within the context of globalising forces. Including case studies from around the world,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Global Sport Business

    Managing Resources and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda G. Pitts, James J. Zhang

    In the global sport business industry, growth, and development within and across various sport businesses are essential for competitive advantage. This fascinating collection of chapters examines how the development and management of resources and opportunities in sport business is vital to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19 
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Football, Fandom and Consumption

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Brooks

    Modern football is an industry and capitalism is its engine. However, this book argues for a more nuanced understanding of contemporary football culture and the (self-)identity of football fans. Drawing on original ethnographic research conducted with fans at all levels, from international to lower…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Football, Community and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Porter, Anthony May, Annabel Kiernan

    A lack of ‘sustainability thinking’ is evident at the heart of many of the problems that football faces today; from the huge amounts of money that clubs seem compelled to spend on what are often short-term gains – and the speculation, debt and market-centred ideology that goes with it –…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • 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

  • The English Premier League

    A Socio-Cultural Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Elliott

    The English Premier League (EPL) is one of the world’s most valuable and high-profile sports leagues, with millions of fans around the globe. The 2016/17 season marked the 25th anniversary of the EPL, providing a unique opportunity to reflect on how it has contributed, both positively and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Football

  • 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

  • Football Fans, Rivalry and Cooperation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Brandt, Fabian Hertel, Sean Huddleston

    Football is undoubtedly the sport with the largest following in the world, attracting billions of fans across the globe. These fans play an integral part in determining the identity of the football club they support. Many studies have focused on the intense rivalry between clubs, their fans and the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Junior and Youth Grassroots Football Culture

    The Forgotten Game, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jimmy O'Gorman

    Football is ubiquitously acknowledged as ‘The Global Game’ and/or ‘The People’s Game’ – everyday all-encompassing terms familiar to anyone with an interest in football which illustrate, albeit nebulously, the game’s international reach and popularity. Yet much academic and popular attention has…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

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