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  1. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 1st 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 July 31st 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 21st 2005 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Sport

    An Introduction to the Sociological and Cultural Analysis of Sport

    By John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel

    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 9th 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 17th 2002 by Routledge

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