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  • Sport, Medicine and Health

    The medicalization of sport?

    By Dominic Malcolm

    The relationship between sport, medicine and health in our society is becoming increasingly complex. This important and timely study explores this relationship through an analysis of changing political economies, altered perceptions of the body and science’s developing contribution to the human…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Detecting Doping in Sport

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Sustainable Surfing

    Edited by Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting

    Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the 21st century’s most pervasive ideas, as humanity’s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally recognised…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Sport and National Identities

    Edited by Paddy Dolan, John Connolly

    While globalisation processes have undoubtedly occurred in many social fields, in sport the significance of ‘the nation’ has remained. This book examines, historically and today, the continuing but contested relevance of national identities in sport, in the context of globalising forces. It…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • World Heritage Sites and Tourism

    Global and local relations

    Edited by Laurent Bourdeau, Maria Gravari-Barbas, Mike Robinson

    Not all World Heritage Sites have people living within or close by their boundaries, but many do. The designation of World Heritage brings a new dimension to the functioning of local communities and particularly through tourism. Too many tourists accentuated by the World Heritage label, or in some…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Sport and the Female Disabled Body

    By Elisabet Apelmo

    This path-breaking book analyses the experiences of young sporting women with physical impairments. Taking phenomenology as a point of departure, Elisabet Apelmo explores how the young women handle living with a body which, on the one hand, is viewed as deviant – the disabled body – and on the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Sport, Education and Social Policy

    The state of the social sciences of sport

    Edited by Gudrun Doll-Tepper, Katrin Koenen, Richard Bailey

    This important study brings together world-leading researchers to reflect upon the state of the social scientific study of sport. Addressing three core themes in sport studies – equality, education and policy – the book looks back over the development of sport research in recent decades and offers…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • The Ethics of Sports Technologies and Human Enhancement

    Edited by Thomas H. Murray, Voo Teck Chuan

    This volume presents articles which focus on the ethical evaluation of performance-enhancing technologies in sport. The collection considers whether drug doping should be banned; the rationale of not banning ethically contested innovations such as hypoxic chambers; and the implications of the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Ashgate
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • Football, Corruption and Lies

    Revisiting 'Badfellas', the book FIFA tried to ban

    By John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    World football is in crisis. The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA is arguably the biggest story in the history of modern sport and a watershed for sport governance. More than a decade ago, John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson laid the foundations for subsequent investigations with the publication of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Playing Games

    An introduction to the philosophy of sport through dialogue

    By Randolph Feezell

    What is sport? Why does sport matter? How can we use philosophy to understand what sport means today? This engaging and highly original introduction to the philosophy of sport uses dialogue – a form of philosophical investigation – to address the fundamental questions in sport studies and to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Ways of Walking

    Ethnography and Practice on Foot

    Edited by Jo Lee Vergunst, Tim Ingold

    Despite its importance to how humans inhabit their environments, walking has rarely received the attention of ethnographers. Ways of Walking combines discussions of embodiment, place and materiality to address this significant and largely ignored 'technique of the body'. This book presents studies…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Anthropological Studies of Creativity and Perception

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Politics

    Edited by Alan Bairner, John Kelly, Jung Woo Lee

    Sport is frequently considered to be an aspect of popular culture that is, or should be, untainted by the political. However, there is a broad consensus among academics that sport is often at the heart of the political and the political is often central to sport. From the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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