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  • 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 – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Testing and Evaluation of Strength and Power

    1st Edition

    By Mike McGuigan

    Strength and power are recognised as key components of human health and performance. Therefore, it is vital for exercise scientists and strength and conditioning practitioners to be able to assess these qualities effectively. Testing methods of these components are often presented as standalone…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    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 – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • The Nordic Model and Physical Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mikkel B. Tin, Frode Telseth, Jan Ove Tangen, Richard Giulianotti

    This book examines the relationships between the Nordic social democratic welfare system (‘The Nordic Model’) and physical culture, across the domains of sport, education, and public space. Presenting important new empirical research, it helps us to understand how the paradoxical blend of social…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Cultural Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Silk, David Andrews, Holly Thorpe

    Physical cultural studies (PCS) is a dynamic and rapidly developing field of study. This handbook offers the first definitive account of the state of the art in PCS, showcasing the latest research and methodological approaches. It examines the boundaries, preoccupations, theories and politics of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Healthy Stadia

    An Insight from Policy to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Kathryn Curran, Matthew Philpott

    Public health is a key priority for developed and developing nations. Indeed, many countries have sought strategies to promote health and reduce health inequalities. A ‘settings approach’ to promoting health has been endorsed by the World Health Organization, which has seen settings such as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • (Un)Stable Relations: Horses, Humans and Social Agency

    1st Edition

    By Lynda Birke, Kirrilly Thompson

    This original and insightful book explores how horses can be considered as social actors within shared interspecies networks. It examines what we know about how horses understand us and how we perceive them, as well as the implications of actively recognising other animals as actors within shared…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Talent Identification and Development in Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Baker, Stephen Cobley, Jörg Schorer, Nick Wattie

    Identifying athletic talent and developing that talent to its full potential is a central concern in sport. Understanding talent identification and its implications for both positive and negative developmental outcomes is crucial to sporting success. This is the first comprehensive resource for…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity

    Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariella Van Luyn, Eduardo de la Fuente

    Drawing on Australian and comparative case studies, this volume reconceptualises non-metropolitan creative economies through the ‘qualities of place’. This book examines the agricultural and gastronomic cultures surrounding ‘native’ foods, coastal sculpture festivals, universities and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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