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  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health provides a resource that addresses ‘race’ and racism in an accessible way by contextualizing theory with practical evidence-based examples drawn from global geographical and cultural settings. This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy

    Supporter Activism in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Dağhan Irak

    Football Fandom, Protest and Democracy offers an in-depth and inside approach to the socio-political history of football in Turkey, where fandom is often revered as part of the national identity, presenting the historical context for football events in the country. Based on original research, the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Sport, Violence and Society

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin Young

    In this fully updated and revised new edition of his landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers a comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies. The book explores organised and spontaneous violence, both on the field…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Spirituality

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. Scott Kretchmar, John B. White

    This comprehensive volume explores the interface between sport and religion, or more broadly, sport and spirituality. While most of the contributions come from Western and Christian traditions, the volume raises broader questions about the kinds of impact that spirituality can and should have on…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • 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 – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and Contested Identities

    Contemporary Issues and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Hassan, Ciaran Acton

    Identity is one of the most theorised and contested of all sociological concepts and sport is fertile ground for an examination of its complexities. This book offers a wide-ranging and up-to-date exploration of the sport-identity nexus, drawing examples from a variety of sporting contexts and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body

    Theory, Method and Praxis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael D. Giardina, Michele K. Donnelly

    The corporeal turn toward critical, empirically grounded studies of the body is transforming the way we research physical culture, most evidently in the study of sport. This book brings together original insights on contemporary physical culture from key figures working in a variety of disciplines,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

  • Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Race, Gender and Sport

    The Politics of Ethnic 'Other' Girls and Women, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aarti Ratna, Samaya F. Samie

    The experiences of ethnic ‘Other’ females have – until recently – been widely overlooked in the study of sport. There continues to be a need to produce critical scholarship about ethnic 'Other' girls and women in sport and physical culture, in order to represent their complex, multifarious and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Convergent Wrestling

    Participatory Culture, Transmedia Storytelling, and Intertextuality in the Squared Circle, 1st Edition

    Edited by CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, Christopher J. Olson

    This book examines how the current era of "convergence" has affected, and is reflected in, the world of professional wrestling, which combines several different genres, including drama, action, comedy, horror, science fiction, and even romance. Professional wrestling’s business practices exist…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations

    A Multilevel Perspective, 4th Edition

    By George B. Cunningham

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which people differ—including race, gender, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class—and the importance of these…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge

  • Football, Fandom and Consumption

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Brooks

    Modern football is an industry and capitalism is its engine. However, this book argues for a more nuanced understanding of contemporary football culture and the (self-)identity of football fans. Drawing on original ethnographic research conducted with fans at all levels, from international to lower…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

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