Sociology of Sport Products

  • International Sports Betting

    Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy

    Edited by Jean-Patrick Villeneuve, Martial Pasquier

    With the development of communication technologies, sport betting has become a truly global phenomenon. Far from the traditional small local betting operator, the current dynamic sees vast sums of money being bet by punters in one country to a betting operator located in a second for a match…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Night-Time Economy Management

    International Research and Practice

    By Philip M. Hadfield

    Recent years have seen important progress in developing management strategies for the night-time economies (NTEs), involving cooperation across a wide range of agencies. Yet, at the same time, a culture of low expectations has emerged and an absence of ambition with regard to what the NTE can…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Ethics, Excellence and Enhancement in Sport

    By John William Devine

    Which enhancements - pharmacological, genetic, technological - should be banned in sport? How can we ensure compliance with a ban on enhancements? What punishment should those who violate the ban receive? This book offers a new theoretical perspective on enhancement, cheating and integrity in sport…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Philosophy and Nature Sports

    By Kevin Krein

    Nature sports, such as skiing, climbing, and surfing have had a significant influence on Western popular culture since the mid-twentieth century and the number of participants continues to grow. Written in a clear and accessible style, this important book provides a comprehensive philosophical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Leveraging Disability Sport Events

    Impacts, Promises, and Possibilities

    By Laura Misener, Gayle McPherson, David McGillivray, David Legg

    This book examines the policy, planning, development and implementation of disability sport events. It highlights the potential of sporting events for encouraging community sport participation, as well as influencing attitudes and awareness about disability in wider society, but also challenges…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    There is a widespread interest in wellbeing, the healthy body and public health. However, there are also many simplistic and uncritical interpretations of what wellbeing or a healthy body should ‘look like’. By focusing upon wellbeing through examples taken from fitness related activities, which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport for Development and Peace

    Edited by Holly Collison, Simon C. Darnell, Richard Giulianotti, P. David Howe

    Sport and physical activity are now regularly used to promote social and economic development, peace-building and conflict resolution, on an international scale. The emergence of the ‘Sport for Development and Peace’ (SDP) sector, comprised of governments, NGOs, sport organizations and others,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sport Development

  • Digital Football Cultures

    Fandom, Identities and Resistance

    Edited by Stefan Lawrence, Garry Crawford

    As the digital revolution continues apace, emergent technologies and means of communication present new challenges and opportunities for the football industry. This is the first book to bring together key contemporary debates at the intersection of football studies, leisure studies and digital…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge
    Advances in Leisure Studies

  • Sport Fans

    The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom, 2nd Edition

    By Daniel L. Wann, Jeffrey D. James

    Sports, and the fans that follow them, are everywhere. Sport Fans: The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom examines the affective, behavioral, and cognitive reactions of fans to better comprehend how sport impacts individual fans and society as a whole. Using up-to-date research and theory from…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge

  • The Historical Sociology of Japanese Martial Arts

    By Raul Sanchez Garcia

    This is the first long-term analysis of the development of Japanese martial arts, connecting ancient martial traditions with the martial arts practised today. The Historical Sociology of Japanese Martial Arts captures the complexity of the emergence and development of martial traditions within the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Figurational Research in Sport, Leisure and Health

    Edited by Dominic Malcolm, Philippa Velija

    Figurational sociology offers an important set of conceptual and methodological tools for helping us to understand sport, leisure and health and their relationship to wider society.   This book brings together an international team of scholars working within the figurational tradition to explain…

    Hardback – 2018-08-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Play in Philosophy and Social Thought

    By Henning Eichberg

    Edited by Signe Larsen

    To understand play, we need a bottom-up phenomenology of play. This phenomenology highlights the paradox that it is the players who play the game, but it is also the game which makes us players. Yet what is it that plays us, when we play? Do we play the game, or does the game play us? These…

    Hardback – 2018-08-09 
    Routledge

4Series in Sociology of Sport

Product Search