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New and Published Books

  1. Sport Psychology

    Edited by Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert Eklund

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sports Studies

    Since 1965 the subject of Sport Psychology has grown substantially. There are hundreds of programs that offer graduate and undergraduate programs in Sport Psychology worldwide and a growing number of journals publishing articles and research on Sport Psychology issues. This new four volume...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sport Policy in Britain

    By Barrie Houlihan, Iain Lindsey

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Since 1990, Britain has seen a period of unprecedented public investment in, and political commitment to, sport. In this book, Iain Lindsey and Barrie Houlihan examine and analyze sport policy since the appointment of John Major as leader of the Conservative Party in 1990. John Major’s period as...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sports Coaching Research

    Context, Consequences, and Consciousness

    By Anthony Bush, Michael Silk, David Andrews, Hugh Lauder

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This book raises critical questions about the explanatory framework guiding sports coaching research and presents a new conceptualization for research in the field. Through mapping and contextualizing sports coaching research within a corporatized higher education, the dominant or legitimate forms...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sport Across Asia

    Politics, Cultures, and Identities

    Edited by Katrin Bromber, Birgit Krawietz, Joseph Maguire

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This book is designed to reflect both our current knowledge regarding sport, globalisation and ‘"encounters" with several important "post-colonial" or non-western societies and to draw together scholars from a range of different disciplines. Case studies of cultural encounters in Central,...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Arts Management

    An entrepreneurial approach

    By Carla Walter

    Arts Management is designed as an upper division undergraduate and graduate level text that covers the principles of arts management. It is the most comprehensive, up to date, and technologically advanced textbook on arts management on the market. While the book does include the background...

    Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Sports Engineering and Computer Science

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Sport Science and Computer Science (SSCS 2014), Singapore, 16-17 September 2014

    Edited by Qi Luo

    Series: Advances in Sports Engineering and Technology

    Sports Engineering and Computer Science contains papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Sport Science and Computer Science (SSCS 2014), held September 16-17, 2014 in Singapore and at the 2014 International Conference on Biomechanics and Sports Engineering (BSE 2014), held October...

    Published May 18th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Sport Management and the Natural Environment

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Jonathan M. Casper, Michael E. Pfahl

    With climate change and other environmental issues becoming increasingly prominent, any successful sport organization now has to incorporate environmental concerns into their business strategy, while all sport managers must understand how to implement environmental initiatives into their everyday...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Social Science of Sport

    A Critical Analysis

    Edited by Bo Carlsson, Susanna Hedenborg

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    In this book questions about definitions and demarcations of sport science are discussed. Not the least the many normative ideas of sport as good or as bad are problematized in relation to the academic field. These ideas permeate sport science in ways that are not seen in other academic fields like...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 'Alternative' cultures and leisure

    Creating pathways for sustainable livelihoods

    Edited by Alan Law, Stephen Wearing

    Contemporary discourse on sustainability points to the need for substantial, if not radical, shifts in relations between productivity, environment, consumption and identities, in ways which bring or restore balance to the intersecting domains. The catchphrase of ‘sustainability’ has made its way...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge