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  1. Listen to Dennis Deninger

    Why not take a listen to Dennis Deninger, author of Sports on Television: The How and Why Behind What You See, on New Books in Sports, the podcast that 'offers sports talk that will make you smarter' !

  2. Sport, Exercise and Leisure Catalog 2013

    Our 2013 Sport, Exercise and Leisure Catalog is now avaiable to browse online, featuring the full collection of new titles for 2013, as well as our key backlist, for students, instructors, researchers and professors.You will find whatever you need to further your own research or professional interests, challenge and support your students, or to provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.

  3. Launch of ‘Sport Management in the Middle East’

    Mohammed Ben Sulayem, Sean O'Connor and David Hassan, recently celebrated the publication of their new book, Sport Management in the Middle East, at the booklaunch in Abu Dhabi, with His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan (UAE Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development) .
     

  4. Effective Risk Communication

    This book brings together the world's leading risk researchers and practitioners to examine risk communication in research and in practice and explore how to make it more effective in future. Beginning with the evolution of risk communication, the book presents the seminal papers on risk communication of the last twenty-five years along with newly written commentaries by the original authors.

  5. Summer Conferences which Routledge Books will be attending

    Routledge will have bookstalls at various conferences over the coming summer months. Stop by to say hello, browse our titles and get 20% discount for delegates!



     

  6. Sport in Capitalist Society

    A Short History
    By Tony Collins

    • Why are the Olympic Games the driving force behind a clampdown on civil liberties?
    • What makes sport an unwavering ally of nationalism and militarism?
    • Is sport the new opiate of the masses?

    These and many other questions are answered in this new radical history of sport by leading historian of sport and society, Professor Tony Collins.


     

  7. Routledge Handbook of Sport Communication

    Edited by Paul M. Pedersen

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport Communication is the only book to offer a fully comprehensive and in-depth survey of the contemporary discipline of sport communication. It explores communication within, through, and for sport in all its theoretical, conceptual, cultural, behavioral, practical and managerial aspects, tracing the contours of this expansive, transdisciplinary and international discipline and demonstrating that there are few aspects of contemporary sport that don’t rely on effective communications.
     

  8. Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health

    Edited by Panteleimon Ekkekakis

    A growing body of evidence shows that physical activity can be a cost-effective and safe intervention for the prevention and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. As researchers and clinicians around the world look for evidence-supported alternatives and complements to established forms of therapy (medication and psychotherapy), interest in physical activity mounts.


     

  9. Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Games

    By Jules Boykoff

    The Olympic Games have become the world’s greatest media and marketing event—a global celebration of exceptional athletics gilded with corporate cash. Huge corporations vie for association with the "Olympic Image" in the hope of gaining a worldwide marketing audience of billions.

  10. Study Skills for Sports Studies

    By Tara Magdalinski

    Starting university can be a daunting prospect, as students come to grips with new ways of working, learning and thinking. Studying sport at university poses particular challenges, with students oftentimes engaged in playing or coaching sport alongside their studies and having unconventional working patterns.

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