In this book, the history and underlying political dynamics characterizing the growth of FIFA and its relationships with global-regional federations and international associations are detailed in a helpful and concise introduction....
To Be Published September 14th 2013 by Routledge
States, media and markets 1950-2010
In the modern era, sport has been an important agent, and symptom, of the political, cultural and commercial pressures for convergence and globalization. In this fascinating, inter-disciplinary study, leading international scholars explore the making of modern sport in Europe, illuminating sport...
Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge
Achieve professional quality sound on a limited budget! Harness all new, Hollywood style audio techniques to bring your independent film and video productions to the next level. In Sound for Digital Video, Second Edition industry experts Tomlinson Holman and Arthur Baum give you the tools and...
Published March 21st 2013 by Focal Press
What happens to young people who are defined as lower attainers or having learning difficulties in a global knowledge economy? How do we stop those with learning difficulties or disabilities being seen as social problems or simply as consumers of resources? Governments in developed countries are...
Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge
An Introduction to the Sociological and Cultural Analysis of Sport
Bringing a cultural and social dimension to the study of sport, this introductory guide will help students understand the context of sport and the place it has in the lives of individuals as well as in modern British society as a whole. Theoretically rigorous yet accessible, Understanding Sport&...
Published October 11th 2012 by Routledge
A Global Perspective
This volume explores contemporary issues of ethnic, cultural, and national identities and their influence on the social construction of identity. These issues are analyzed from the perspective of seven nations: China, Israel, Japan, South Africa, Ukraine, Wales, and the United States. While...
Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge
A socio-cultural analysis
In the decade or more since publication of the first edition of Understanding Sport, both sport and wider global society have undergone profound change. In this fully updated, revised and expanded edition of their classic textbook, John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel and Kath Woodward offer a...
Published July 15th 2012 by Routledge
Originally published in1985. Jim Tomlinson charters the route of British macroeconomic policy in the post-war era. This book argues that the objectives of macroeconomic policy have not been constant; that the emphasis has shifted from one item to another over time; and that this uncertainty and...
Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge
Until this book was published, most writing on special education was about specific disabilities and how to cope with them. This book, however, considers the broader context, looking at many problems for the wider system that have arisen through integration of special education within it. The book...
Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge