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  • Norbert Elias and the Analysis of History and Sport

    Systematizing Figurational Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Joannes Van Gestel

    In times when the social sciences have become increasingly fragmented and more focused on ‘the pieces of the puzzle’, the puzzle, as a topic in its own right, has slowly been moved towards the background. Nonetheless, as humanity becomes ever more globalized, there is a greater need for in-depth…

    Paperback – 2020-01-16 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Theory of Gymnastics

    1st Edition

    By J. Lindhard

    First published in 1939, this volume translated into English the Danish work ‘Den Specielle Gymnastrikteon’. Its author, Professor Lindhard, noted the still-young field of theoretical gymnastics in comparison to its physical counterpart, with the only prior major work being that of Ling from 1800.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Managing Innovation and Cultural Management in the Digital Era

    The case of the National Palace Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rua-Huan Tsaih, Tzu-Shian Han

    The world-class National Palace Museum (NPM) in Taiwan possesses a repository of the largest collection of Chinese cultural treasures of outstanding quality. Through implementing a two-organizational restructuring, and shifting its operational focus from being object-oriented to public-centered, it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Body Cultures in East and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friederike Trotier, Alan Bairner

    Despite a widely held, and not entirely erroneous, view that the cultures of East and Southeast Asia commonly favour the mind over the body or, at least mental activity rather than physical endeavour, this collection of essays sheds light on the wide range of diverse ways in which sport and body…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Methodology in Sports History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wray Vamplew, Dave Day

    The process of converting the ‘past’ into ‘history’ involves engagement with a multitude of different sources and methods, and sports historians inevitably participate in the same debates over approaches and methodologies as their counterparts in other historical disciplines. At its heart, history…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Live Art of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Cath Lambert

    The Live Art of Sociology attends to the importance of ‘the live’ in contemporary social and political life. Taking existing work in live sociology as a starting point, this book considers some of its aspirations through unique empirical investigations. Queer and feminist theory and methods are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Skills, Knowledge and Expertise in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Breivik

    Taking part in a sport means that one must acquire the relevant skills: mental, physical and strategic. This book presents a new perspective on the role of skills, knowledge and intentionality in sporting contexts, examining how these skills and practical 'know how' can be perfected to a level of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The State of the Field

    Ideologies, Identities and Initiatives, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Kilpatrick

    The study of association football has recently emerged as vibrant field of inquiry, attracting scholars worldwide from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. "Soccer As the Beautiful Game: Football’s Artistry, Identity and Politics," held at Hofstra University in April 2014, gathered together…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Young People and Sport

    From Participation to the Olympics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berit Skirstad, Milena M. Parent, Barrie Houlihan

    This book highlights the different roles of youth sport, from sport for all and community sport activities to elite sport and international competitions, to suggest significant new directions for youth sport research and practices. The collection addresses a range of prominent management and policy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Reviewing the AFL�s Vilification Laws

    Rule 35, Reconciliation and Racial Harmony in Australian Football, 1st Edition

    By Sean Gorman, Dean Lusher, Keir Reeves

    This book is the outcome of an Australian Research Council (ARC)-funded project titled Assessing the Australian Football League’s Racial and Religious Vilification Laws to Promote Community Harmony, Multiculturalism and Reconciliation, which investigated the impact of the Australian Football League…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Ethics and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    This book represents a bold statement concerning the excitement and energy of the field of sports ethics and philosophy in contemporary terms. It is comprised of a collection of commissioned essays from the leading international scholars in the field to celebrate the ten year editorship of Mike…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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