New and Published Books
11-20 of 34 results in Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society
This book advances current literature on the role and place of animals in sport and society. It explores different forms of sporting spaces, examines how figures of animals have been used to racialize the human athlete, and encourages the reader to think critically about animal ethics, animals in...
Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge
This book examines the relationships between sport, nationalism and nation building in China. By exploring the last 150 years of Chinese history, it offers unparalleled depth and breadth of coverage and provides a clear grasp of Chinese sports nationalism from both macro and micro perspectives....
Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge
Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings
Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up...
Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge
Violence, Gender and Mixed Martial Arts
Mixed martial arts (MMA) is an emergent sport where competitors in a ring or cage utilize strikes (punches, kicks, elbows and knees) as well as submission techniques to defeat opponents. This book explores the carnal experience of fighting through a sensory ethnography of MMA, and how it...
Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge
Power, Pedagogy and the Popular
Much of the writing on the post-9/11 period in the United States has focused on the role of "official" Government rhetoric about 9/11. Those who have focused on the news media have suggested that they played a key role in (re)defining the nation, allowing the citizenry to come to terms with 9/11,...
Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge
There is more to Japanese sport than sumo, karate and baseball. This study of social sport in Japan pursues a comprehensive approach towards sport as a distinctive cultural sphere at the intersection of body culture, political economy, and cultural globalization. Bridging the gap between Bourdieu...
Published September 17th 2013 by Routledge
This book examines the political debates over the access to live telecasts of sport in the digital broadcasting era. It outlines the broad theoretical debates, political positions and policy calculations over the provision of live, free-to-air telecasts of sport as a right of cultural citizenship....
Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge
Games within Games
Fantasy sport has become big business. Recent estimates suggest that there as many as 33 million fantasy sport participants in the US alone, spending $3bn annually, with many millions more around the world. This is the first in-depth study of fantasy sport as a cultural and social phenomenon and a...
Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge
An Institutional Perspective
This book aims to provide an extensive overview of how football is organized and managed on a European level and in individual European countries, and to account for the evolution of the national, international and transnational management of football over the last decades....
Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge
Persisting Debates and Emergent Issues
As the first edited collection dedicated specifically to race, ethnicity and British football, this book brings together a range of academics, comprising both established commentators and up-and-coming voices. Combining theoretical and empirical contributions, the volume addresses a wide variety of...
Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education: Fear, Risk and Moral Panic
To Be Published August 28th 2014
Sport, Racism and Social Media
To Be Published September 11th 2014
Sport Development in the United States: High Performance and Mass Participation
To Be Published September 12th 2014
Football and Migration: Perspectives, Places, Players
To Be Published September 25th 2014
Health and Elite Sport: Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?
To Be Published October 22nd 2014
Asian American Athletes in Sport and Society
To Be Published October 24th 2014
Pierre Bourdieu and Physical Culture
To Be Published November 20th 2014
Reframing Disability?: Media, (Dis)Empowerment, and Voice in the 2012 Paralympics
To Be Published December 18th 2014
Female Fans of the NFL: Taking Their Place in the Stands
To Be Published January 15th 2015
Asia and the Future of Football: The Role of the Asian Football Confederation
To Be Published March 30th 2015