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  1. Sports, Religion and Disability

    Edited by Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker

    This ground-breaking book provides a fascinating insight into the relationship between sports (and leisure), religion and disability. In the shadow of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, at which athletes that were both able-bodied and disabled, provided an extravaganza of sporting...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play

    Policy, Intervention and Participation

    Edited by Andrew Parker, Don Vinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Sport, physical activity and play are key constituents of social life, impacting such diverse fields as healthcare, education and criminal justice. Over the past decade, governments around the world have begun to place physical activity at the heart of social policy, providing increased...

    Published April 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Sports and Christianity

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This interdisciplinary text examines the sports-Christianity interface from Protestant and Catholic perspectives. In addition to a "systematic review of literature," field-pioneering contributors such as Michael Novak, Shirl Hoffman, Joseph Price and Robert Higgs address a wide range of topics from...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Developing a National Mental Health Policy

    By Lynne Friedli, Rachel Jenkins, Andrew McCulloch, Camilla Parker

    Series: Maudsley Series

    Mental illness causes a substantial health burden in all regions of the world, and is a major contributor to world poverty.Developing a National Mental Health Policy is designed to support those involved in developing locally appropriate mental health policies, emphasising the crucial role of...

    Published April 4th 2002 by Psychology Press

  5. Privatization and Supply Chain Management

    On the Effective Alignment of Purchasing and Supply after Privatization

    By Andrew Cox, Lisa Harris, David Parker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    This book brings together two of the 'hottest issues' in current management thinking: the impact of privatization on the performance and behaviour of the companies involved, and the increasingly important role of purchasing and supplier relationships. The notion that efficiency is improved with...

    Published April 15th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Performativity and Performance

    Edited by Andrew Parker, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

    Series: Essays from the English Institute

    From the age of Aristotle to the age of AIDS, writers, thinkers, performers and activists have wresteled with what "performance" is all about. At the same moment, "performativity"--a new concept in language theory--has become a ubiquitous term in literary studies. This volume grapples with the...

    Published October 24th 1995 by Routledge

  7. Nationalisms and Sexualities

    Edited by Andrew Parker, Mary Russo, Doris Sommer, Patricia Yaeger

    Nationalisms and Sexualities departs from social scientific paradigms that treat nation and sexuality as discrete and autonomous entities. Its contributors respond instead to issues that redefine what is presently considered "the political:" the formation of sexual, gendered, racial, and/or class...

    Published December 6th 1991 by Routledge

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