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  1. Sport Tourism

    Edited by Heather J. Gibson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    The study of sport tourism is on the cusp of moving from a descriptive phase of research into an analytical phase. Consequently, many academics and graduate students are searching for theories upon which to ground their work. This book draws upon theories and concepts from sociology and...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Sport, Civil Liberties and Human Rights

    Edited by Richard Giulianotti, David McArdle

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    What is the relationship between sport and human rights? Can sport protect and enhance the human rights of competitors and sport workers? Can it also undermine those rights? These topical issues are among the many that are explored in this groundbreaking volume which analyzes how sports both...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Matters of Sport

    Essays in Honour of Eric Dunning

    Edited by Dominic Malcolm, Ivan Waddington

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Matters of Sport is a tribute to Eric Dunning, the leading sports sociologist in the English-speaking world. This book addresses Dunning's contributions to the sociological and historical study of sport, covering key topics such as hooliganism, celebrity and gender relations. A broad...

    Published December 21st 2007 by Routledge

  4. A Social History of Swimming in England, 1800 – 1918

    Splashing in the Serpentine

    Edited by Christopher Love

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Covering a time of great social and technological change, this history traces the development of the four classic aquatic disciplines of competitive swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo, with its main focus on racing. Working from the beginnings of municipal recreational swimming,...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Doping in Sport

    Global Ethical Issues

    Edited by Angela J. Schneider, Fan Hong

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This book considers ethical arguments about performance enhancing drugs in sport in a global context. It examines:* The forces that are bringing about the debate of ethical issues in performance enhancing drugs in sport* The sources of ethical debates in different continents and countries * The...

    Published June 6th 2007 by Routledge

  6. A Social History of Indian Football

    Striving to Score

    By Kausik Bandyopadhyay, Boria Majumdar

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    A Social History of Indian Football covers the period 1850-2004. It considers soccer as a derivative sport, creatively and imaginatively adapted to suit modern Indian socio-cultural needs - designed to fulfil political imperatives and satisfy economic aspirations. The book is concerned with the...

    Published April 19th 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Magic of Indian Cricket

    Cricket and Society in India

    By Mihir Bose

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    In the last twenty years, Indian cricket has been transformed. With the arrival of global television networks, mass-media coverage and multinational sponsors, cricket has become big business and India has become the economic driving force in the world game. For the first time a developing country...

    Published March 16th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Football Manager

    A History

    By Neil Carter

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This clear and accessible book is the first in-depth history of the role of the football manager in British football, tracing a path from Victorian-era amateurism to the highly paid motivational specialists and media personalities of the twenty-first century. Using original source materials, the...

    Published February 1st 2006 by Routledge

  9. A Sport-Loving Society

    Victorian and Edwardian Middle-Class England at Play

    Edited by J A Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    In a time of unprecedented political and economic transformation, the middle classes of Victorian and Edwardian England became principal players in a new social order. Nowhere did their culture, values and identity gain clearer expression than in their sports, and their influence is still felt in...

    Published December 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  10. Japan, Sport and Society

    Tradition and Change in a Globalizing World

    Edited by Joseph Maguire, Masayoshi Nakayama

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Evolving for centuries in relative isolation, sport in Japan developed a unique character reflective of Japanese culture and society. In recent decades, Japan's drive towards cultural and economic modernization has consciously incorporated a modernization of its sports cultures. Japan, Sport and&...

    Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Soccer's Missing Men: Schoolteachers and the Spread of Association Football
    By J.A. Mangan, Colm Hickey
    To Be Published January 5th 2015

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