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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. Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies

    Edited by Nick Watson, Alan Roulstone, Carol Thomas

    The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today. Adopting an international perspective and consisting entirely of newly commissioned chapters...

    Published February 27th 2014 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. Theology, Ethics and Transcendence in Sports

    Edited by Jim Parry, Mark Nesti, Nick Watson

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This book provides an inter-disciplinary examination of the relationship between sport, spirituality and religion. It covers a wide-range of topics, such as prayer and sport, religious and spiritual perspectives on athletic identity and ‘flow’ in sport, theological analysis of genetic performance...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Disability

    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Edited by Nick Watson

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Disability Studies is a relatively new area of academic thought, emerging in its current form in the early 1990s. It is, by its nature, broad ranging and has seen a rapid expanse in scholarly research. It is an international development or movement, with active organizations of academics in Britain...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Sport and Spirituality

    An Introduction

    By Jim Parry, Simon Robinson, Nick Watson, Mark Nesti

    Sport science can quantify many aspects of human performance but the spiritual dimensions of sports experience cannot be fully understood through measurement. However, the spiritual experience of sport – be it described as ‘flow’, ‘transcendence’ or the discovery of meaning and value – is central...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  7. Disability, Culture and Identity

    By Sheila Riddell, Nick Watson

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 5th 2003 by Routledge

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