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Frontiers of Sport

Series Editor: Alan Bairner

Sport is ubiquitous in the modern era. As such, it is engaged with by exponents of other academic disciplines and professional groups. This innovative series explores the close relationships that exist between sport and other disciplines and professions, and traces the theoretical and professional boundaries that they share. Each book in the series introduces the key themes, topics and debates that define a particular discipline and its engagement with sport - such as sport and sociology, or sport and politics – offering an invaluable overview for all students and scholars working in sport and each mainstream discipline.

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  1. Sport and Film

    By Seán Crosson

    Series: Frontiers of Sport

    The sports film has become one of commercial cinema's most recognizable genres. From classic boxing films such as Raging Bull (1980) to soccer-themed box-office successes like Bend it Like Beckham (2002), the sports film stands at the interface of two of our most important cultural forms. This book...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Sport and Sociology

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Series: Frontiers of Sport

    How has our understanding of sport been shaped by sociological ideas? How can the study of sport help sociologists to understand wider society? The sociology of sport is a sub-discipline approaching maturity. This is the first book to stand back and reflect upon the subject’s growth, to trace its...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Sport and Architecture
    By Benjamin S Flowers
    To Be Published February 1st 2016
  2. Sport and Politics
    By Alan Bairner
    To Be Published March 15th 2016
  3. Sport and Criminology: A Critical Perspective
    By Laura Kelly, Peter Millward, Emma Poulton
    To Be Published March 15th 2016

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