Sociology of Sport Products

  • The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport

    Causes, Consequences, Solutions

    By Paul Dimeo, Verner Møller

    The sense of crisis that pervades global sport suggests that the war on doping is still very far from being won. In this critical and provocative study of anti-doping regimes in global sport, Paul Dimeo and Verner Møller argue that the current system is at a critical historical juncture. Reviewing…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy and Nature Sports

    By Kevin Krein

    With adventure and lifestyle sports continuing to grow in popularity, this book provides a comprehensive philosophical analysis of issues relating to nature sports. It offers an inquiry into how nature sports differ from mainstream sports, how these differences are related to their value as human…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sporting Passions

    Engaging Sport Anthropologically

    By Noel Dyck

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    500 Tips

  • Rethinking Sports and Integration

    Developing a Transnational Perspective on Migrants and Descendants in Sports

    By Sine Agergaard

    Based on empirical research, this book 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, the concept of integration, perceptions about target groups, and analyses the methods, results and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Surfing, Sex, Genders and Sexualities

    Edited by lisahunter

    Sex, gender and sexuality have played an important role in shaping the culture of surfing, and are central themes in the study of sport and movement cultures. Surfing culture is rich in precolonial history and has undergone a ‘modern’ appropriation and transformation steeped in visual culture,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Football Fans, Activism and Social Change

    By Dino Numerato

    The study of football fandom is a fast-growing area of research in the sociology of sport. The first work of its kind, this book explores football fan activism and its impact on contemporary football culture in England, Italy and the Czech Republic. Presenting a comparative study of fan activism in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    Whose Body is it Anyway? explores contemporary understandings of the body in order to highlight the conflicting ways in which it is considered in different contexts, times and spaces, either as the possession of the individual or that of society (or both). The book explores these ideas through the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Wrestling in Britain

    Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences

    By Benjamin Litherland

    At the intersection of sport, entertainment and performance, wrestling occupies a unique position in British popular culture. This is the first book to offer a detailed historical and cultural analysis of British professional wrestling, exploring the shifting popularity of the sport as well as its…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Routledge Handbook of Celebrity Studies

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    Ours is the age of celebrity. An inescapable aspect of daily life in our media-saturated societies of the twenty-first century, celebrity is celebrated for its infinite plasticity and glossy seductions. But there is also a darker side. Celebrity culture is littered from end to end with addictions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Contesting 'Race' and Sport

    Shaming the Colour Line

    By Kevin Hylton

    In the decade since Kevin Hylton’s seminal book ‘Race’ and Sport: Critical Race Theory was published, racialised issues have remained at the forefront of sport and leisure studies. In this important new book, Hylton draws on original research in contemporary contexts, from sport coaching to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-23 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

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