Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events
What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified ? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host...
To Be Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge
Following the move by Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalist Party Kuomingtang (KMT) to Taiwan after losing the Chinese civil war to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the late 1940s, and Chiang’s subsequent lifelong vow to reclaim the mainland, "China " has occupied—if not monopolized—the...
To Be Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge
States, media and markets 1950-2010
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
Eichner's classic A Guide to Post-Keynesian Economics (1978) is still seen as the definitive staging post for those wishing to familiarise themselves with the Post-Keynesian School. This book brings the story up-to-date.Of all the subgroups within heterodox economics, Post-Keynesianism has provided...
Published August 15th 2001 by Routledge
Myth, Identity, Sport
Series: Sport in the Global Society
Historians of popular culture have recently been addressing the role of myth, and now it is time that social historians of sport also examined it. The contributors to this collection of essays explore the symbolic meanings that have been attached to sport in Europe by considering some of the mythic...
Published February 29th 1996 by Routledge
Series: Readers In English Urban History
This book brings together twelve outstanding articles by eminent historians to throw light on the evolution of medieval towns and the lives of their inhabitants. The essays span the period from the dramatic urban expansion of the thirteenth century to the crises in the fifteenth century as a result...
Published October 14th 1990 by Routledge