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  1. The Olympic Legacy

    Social Scientific Explorations

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    This comprehensive collection provides an overview of social scientific perspectives on Olympic legacy, using specialist analyses and selected cases to illuminate the recurring anthropological, political, and sociological dimensions of the legacy debate. Drawing upon research conducted on the...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sport, Leisure and Social Relations (RLE Sports Studies)

    Edited by John Horne, David Jary, Alan Tomlinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Sports Studies

    When this book was first published the study of sport had been largely neglected by sociologists. The contributions to this volume bring the sports field, the leisure centre and everyday leisure activities to a more central position within the sociological enterprise. Whether amateur or...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association)

    The Men, the Myths and the Money

    By Alan Tomlinson

    Founded in 1904 by representatives of the sporting organisations of six European nations then expanding into the Americas, Asia and Africa FIFA has developed to become one of the most high profile and lucrative businesses in the global consumer and cultural industry. Recent years however have...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sport and the Transformation of Modern Europe

    States, media and markets 1950-2010

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson, Christopher Young, Richard Holt

    Series: CRESC

    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 May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Sport

    A socio-cultural analysis

    By John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel, Kath Woodward

    Series: CRESC

    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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Watching the Olympics

    Politics, Power and Representation

    Edited by John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    Global sporting events involve the creation, management and mediation of cultural meanings for consumption by massive media audiences. The apotheosis of this cultural form is the Olympic Games. This challenging and provocative new book explores the Olympic spectacle, from the multi-media bidding...

    Published August 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Sport

    A Socio-Cultural Analysis

    By John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel, Kath Woodward

    What is the significance of sport in contemporary society? To what extent can sport be seen as an agent of socio-cultural change? In the decade or more since publication of the first edition of Understanding Sport, both sport and wider global society have experienced profound change. In this...

    Published August 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Sport Studies Reader

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson

    "This anthology provides breadth, depth, and continuity in a thoughtfully presented selection of classic, current, and provocative readings. For instructors it is the "course pack" they’ve always wanted to prepare, and for students it is the readings they’ve spent untold hours seeking in libraries…...

    Published December 13th 2006 by Routledge

  9. German Football

    History, Culture, Society

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson, Christopher Young

    This topical book provides unprecedented analysis of football's place in post-war and post-reunification Germany. The expert team of German and British contributors offers wide-ranging perspectives on the significance of football in German sporting and cultural life,...

    Published December 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  10. Power Games

    A Critical Sociology of Sport

    Edited by John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

    Critical and radical perspectives have been central to the emergence of the sociology of sport as a discipline in its own right. This ground-breaking new book is the first to offer a comprehensive theory and method for a critical sociology of sport. It argues that class, political economy, hegemony...

    Published July 18th 2002 by Routledge

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