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  • Rugby in Global Perspective

    Playing on the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Harris, Nicholas Wise

    This book critically examines how rugby union has developed in recent years, in nations on the periphery of the sport. Focusing on people and places on the fringes, it examines contemporary issues and challenges within the global game. Such a collection is timely as the sport’s governing body…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Football in Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Lee McGowan

    Football in Fiction represents the most comprehensive historical mapping and analysis of novels related to association football (soccer). It offers a theoretically informed field guide, a scholarly cartography of football fiction’s uncertain, and until now, only partially explored terrain.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity in Natural Settings

    Green and Blue Exercise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aoife A. Donnelly, Tadhg E. MacIntyre

    Exercise interactions with green and blue spaces offer low-cost, non-invasive solutions to public health challenges—particularly around mental health and obesity—and issues around environmental sustainability. Physical Activity in Natural Settings brings together multi-disciplinary, international…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23 
    Routledge

  • African Footballers in Europe

    Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Acheampong, Malek Bouhaouala, Michel Raspaud

    African Footballers in Europe traces the social and economic evolution of African football and examines the strategies and resources that players mobilise in their migrations, with a particular focus on ‘give back behaviours’ (how players contribute to their countries or communities of origin). It…

    Hardback – 2019-09-23 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South

    1st Edition

    By Billy Graeff

    What are the social, political and economic consequences of staging sport mega events such as the Olympics and the World Cup? Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South presents a new approach to sport mega events and related issues, exploring elements that are not present or are not…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that chronic traumatic encephalopathy poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Resistance and Security from Below

    Power and Escape through Capoeira, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    This book uses the Afro-Brazilian art of capoeira to examine how security has been pursued from below and what significance this has for security analysis and policy. Illegal at the beginning of the 20th century, capoeira is now a cultural institution and export that is protected by the Brazilian…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The Early Development of Football

    Contemporary Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Curry

    This fascinating collection brings together leading football historians and sociologists from the UK, Germany, the USA and Australia to offer fresh perspectives on the early development of football (soccer), not only illuminating our understanding of the early history of the world’s most popular…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • 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 – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • DIY Football

    The cultural politics of community based football clubs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Kennedy, David Kennedy

    The intention of the book is to highlight the development of a type of football organisation that falls outside of the well documented elite professional game, the most recognizable face of the sport. Specifically, the focus here will fall upon community based football clubs which have grown out of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    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 – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    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 can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also providing…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

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