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  1. Mega Events and Globalization

    Capital, Cultures and Spectacle in a Changing World Order

    Edited by Richard Gruneau, John Horne

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities in the East and Global South. Such events have routinely been viewed as economic stimulants, yet there has also been on-going controversy about the value, impact and legacy of global...

    To Be Published June 30th 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Leisure, Culture and the Olympic Games

    Edited by John Horne

    This edited collection contains six refreshing critical assessments of the leisure-sport relationship from societies that have staged the Olympic and Paralympic Games and contains valuable information for those who live in societies that aspire to host the Games. The collection begins and ends with...

    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. 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

  6. Understanding the Olympics

    By John Horne, Garry Whannel

    The Olympic Games is unquestionably the greatest sporting event on earth, with television audiences measured in billions of viewers. By what process did the Olympics evolve into this multi-national phenomenon? How can an understanding of the Olympic Games help us to better understand international...

    Published July 4th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Football Goes East

    Business, Culture and the People's Game in East Asia

    By John Horne, Wolfram Manzenreiter

    Global popular culture and big business have revolutionised the East in a generation. Football, Sport of the masses and now commercial super power, has travelled with this tide of change in the East in its own right. The development of football as a major participatory sport in Japan, Korea and...

    Published September 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Japan, Korea and the 2002 World Cup

    Edited by John Horne, Wolfram Manzenreiter

    The football World Cup is unquestionably the biggest sporting event in the world. This fascinating collection of papers examines the background to the 2002 World Cup Finals, held in Korea and Japan, and explores the event's profound social, cultural, political and economic significance. The book...

    Published April 24th 2002 by Routledge

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