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Forthcoming Leisure Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Socio-Cultural Mobility and Mega-Events

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Brazil’s 2014 World Cup

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In June 2014, Brazil opened the twentieth FIFA World Cup with a spectacular ceremony. Hosting the World Cup was a strategic developmental priority for Brazil: mega-events such as these allow the country to be ranked amongst the world’s political and economic leaders, and are supposed to propel the...

    To Be Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. '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...

    To Be Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Second Homes and Leisure

    New perspectives on a forgotten relationship

    Edited by Trudie Walters, Tara Duncan

    Second homes (variously summer houses, shacks, baches, cottages, dacha) are a popular cultural phenomenon in many countries and an emerging trend in others. They are inextricably linked to tourism, recreation and leisure, and yet the fundamental relationship between second homes and leisure often...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Skateboarding

    Subcultures, Sites and Shifts

    Edited by Kara-Jane Lombard

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This book explores the cultural, social, spatial and political dynamics of skateboarding, drawing on contributions from leading international experts across a range of perspectives, such as sociology, history, cultural studies, anthropology, psychology and architecture. Section I critiques the...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Global Perspectives on Sports and Christianity

    Edited by Afe Adogame, Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This book provides a major contribution to the religious studies and theological study and understanding of sport. It explores the dialectical relationship between sports and Christianity across diverse global cultures, extending beyond a western centric perspective of Christianity. The volume...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  6. Markets, Places, Cities

    By Kirsten Seale

    Series: Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

    This book offers a comparative and transnational analytical framework to provide a comprehensive overview of formal and informal markets, place, and the urban. It examines how markets are situated within social, cultural and media discourses, and within material and symbolic urban economies. It...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  7. Unbecoming Things

    Mutable Objects and the Politics of Waste

    By Nicky Gregson, Mike Crang

    Series: CRESC

    This book responds to moves to rematerialize the social sciences, to attend to the stuff of daily life but challenges the social sciences to think beyond objects as stable things. It forwards the argument that objects need to be seen not as stabilising things, or immutable mobiles – as...

    To Be Published February 29th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Event Mobilities

    The Politics of Place and Performance

    Edited by Kevin Hannam, Mary Mostafanezhad, Jillian Rickly-Boyd

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Affect, Space and Animals

    Edited by Jopi Nyman, Nora Schuurman

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    This book investigates the relationships between humans and animals, paying particular attention to the role of affect, space, and animal subjectivity. Written by a team of international scholars, contributions explore current debates concerning animal representation, performativity, and...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Surfing Spaces

    By Jon Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

    This book offers a critical examination of the construction of surfing spaces, examining the ‘where’ of surfing to explore how surfers order and border the places of the beach, as well as the ‘place’ of the surfed wave itself. It explores how the surfed wave can be understood as an ‘event’ that...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge