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  • The Global Football Industry

    Marketing Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Zhang, Brenda G. Pitts

    In recent years, football’s status as "the world’s sport" has shown little sign of waning. From increasing participation at grassroots levels and to the highly lucrative media rights deals secured by the top elite clubs, the game appears to be thriving as it continues to excite and enthral billions…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    World Association for Sport Management Series

  • Sport in the African World

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Mahfoud Amara

    Sport has been a component of African cultural life for several hundred years. In today’s globalized world, Africans and Africa have become a vital part of the international sporting landscape. This is the first book to attempt to survey the historical, contemporary and geographical breadth of that…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Redesigning Physical Education

    An Equity Agenda in Which Every Child Matters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hal A. Lawson

    Redesigning Physical Education is a bold and innovative manifesto for the fundamental redesign of physical education for the twenty-first-century world. Aiming at better outcomes for children, better working conditions for teachers, and innovative solutions to the decline of school PE, it calls for…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Surfing and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Gregory Borne

    Surfing and Sustainability presents a new way of understanding the impact of surfing on the environment, society and the economy, providing important insights into the field of sustainability and arguing that the activity of surfing offers a unique opportunity to explore the ambiguity of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich, Aline Bieri

    Soccer has long been known as 'the beautiful game'. This multi-disciplinary volume explores soccer, soccer culture, and the representation of soccer in art, film, and literature, using the critical tools of aesthetics, poetics, and rhetoric. Including international contributions from scholars of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts

    1st Edition

    By Lu Zhouxiang

    Chinese martial arts is considered by many to symbolise the strength of the Chinese and their pride in their history, and has long been regarded as an important element of Chinese culture and national identity. Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts comprehensively examines the development…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Sports Diplomacy

    Origins, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Murray

    This book offers an accessible overview of the role sport plays in international relations and diplomacy. Sports diplomacy has previously been defined as an old but under-studied aspect of the estranged relations between peoples, nations and states. These days, it is better understood as the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Music as Atmosphere

    Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedlind Riedel, Juha Torvinen

    This book explores the atmospheric dimensions of music and sound. With multidisciplinary insights from music studies, sound studies, philosophy and media studies, chapters investigate music and sound as shared environmental feelings. This book probes into cutting edge conceptual issues at the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • Case Studies in Adapted Physical Education

    Empowering Critical Thinking, 2nd Edition

    By Samuel Hodge, Nathan Murata, Martin Block, Lauren Lieberman

    Covering self-contained adapted physical education classes, general physical education programs, and youth sports and community recreation, this book presents a series of case studies of teaching individuals of varied ability and disability in physical activity settings. Outlining realistic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • Africa’s Elite Football

    Structure, Politics, and Everyday Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chuka Onwumechili

    This book explores various aspects of intranational elite football in Africa, drawing on the expertise of notable scholars from across the world. Africa’s Elite Football focuses on an area largely ignored by current scholarship on African football, where interest has focused on international…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Match Fixing and Sport

    Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Huggins, Rob Hess

    Match-Fixing and Sport studies match-fixing in historical perspective, revealing how match-fixing has always been a major sporting continuity, alongside another longstanding continuity, a widely-held belief in a mythical recent past of pristine purity. The volume begins with a brief overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Rethinking Sports and Integration

    Developing a Transnational Perspective on Migrants and Descendants in Sports, 1st Edition

    By Sine Agergaard

    Rethinking Sports and Integration offers a critical cultural analysis of the idea that sport can promote the integration of migrants and their descendants. It examines the origins of this idea and the concept of integration, and analyzes the problems in focus, the methods applied and the results of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

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