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  • Mega-event Cities: Urban Legacies of Global Sports Events

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Viehoff, Gavin Poynter

    Mega-events represent an important moment in the life of a city, providing a useful lens through which we may analyse their cultural, social, political and economic development. In the wake of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) concerns about ’gigantism’ and wider public concerns about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Science of Climbing and Mountaineering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ludovic Seifert, Peter Wolf, Andreas Schweizer

    This is the first book to explore in depth the science of climbing and mountaineering. Written by a team of leading international sport scientists, clinicians and climbing practitioners, it covers the full span of technical disciplines, including rock climbing, ice climbing, indoor climbing and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Critical Geographies of Sport

    Space, Power and Sport in Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie Koch

    Sport is a geographic phenomenon. The physical and organizational infrastructure of sport occupies a prominent place in our society. This important book takes an explicitly spatial approach to sport, bringing together research in geography, sport studies and related disciplines to articulate a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Human–Animal Relationships in Equestrian Sport and Leisure

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Dashper

    Riding, training and caring for horses are visceral experiences that require the immersion of both body and mind. This book provides an in-depth understanding of human–horse relationships and interactions as embodied in equestrian sport and leisure. As a closely focused ethnographic study of the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Inclusive Masculinities in Contemporary Football

    Men in the Beautiful Game, 1st Edition

    By Rory Magrath

    Football has traditionally been an institution hostile toward sexual minorities. Boys and men in the sport have deployed high levels of homophobia for multiple reasons. However, the ground-breaking research within this book shows that intolerant attitudes toward gay men are increasingly being…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Critical Studies of Men and Masculinities

  • Managing Drugs in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Jason Mazanov

    As recent high-profile drugs scandals have demonstrated, sport organisations rarely have a coherent, meaningful, long-term management strategy regarding drug use and abuse. Typically, sport managers hope drug problems never happen and engage in damage control when they do. This important new book…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Sexual Abuse in Youth Sport

    A sociocultural analysis, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Hartill

    Cases of sport-related child sexual abuse have received increasing news coverage in recent years. This book documents and evaluates this important issue through a critical investigation of the research and theory on sexual violence and child sex offending that has emerged over the past thirty years…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Re-Imagining Leisure Studies

    1st Edition

    By Tony Blackshaw

    In this provocative new book, Tony Blackshaw argues that Leisure Studies is in a quiet but deep state of crisis. The twenty-first century has brought profound change to all aspects of society, including a plurality of new leisure worlds, and traditional concepts of Leisure Studies fail to capture…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • Cycling Futures

    From Research into Practice, 1st Edition

    By Regine Gerike, John Parkin

    Pointing the way to the future of research and development in relation to cycling as a mode of transport, this book investigates some of the significant recent developments in the technology, provision for, and take up of cycling in various parts of the world. Tensions at the heart of the nature of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Gender, Age, and Digital Games in the Domestic Context

    1st Edition

    By Alison Harvey

    Western digital game play has shifted in important ways over the last decade, with a plethora of personal devices affording a range of increasingly diverse play experiences. Despite the celebration of a more inclusive environment of digital game play, very little grounded research has been devoted…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Racism and the Olympics

    1st Edition

    By Robert G. Weisbord

    Sports are the opiate of the people, particularly in the United States, Europe, and parts of South America. Globally, billions of fans feverishly focus on the summer and winter Olympics. In theory, international fraternalism is boosted by these "friendly competitions," but often national rivalries…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge

  • Digital Leisure Cultures

    Critical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandro Carnicelli, David McGillivray, Gayle McPherson

    The digital turn in leisure has opened up a vast array of new opportunities to play, learn, participate and be entertained – opportunities that have transformed what we recognise as leisure. This edited collection provides a significant contribution to our changing understanding of digital leisure…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

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