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Forthcoming Sociology of Sport Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Global Perspectives on Football in Africa

    Visualising the Game

    Edited by Susann Baller, Giorgio Miescher, Ciraj Rassool

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    Football, in many ways, is a visual endeavour. From the visual experience within the stadium itself to worldwide media representations, from advertisements to football art and artefacts: football is much about seeing and being seen, about watching, making visual and being visualised. The FIFA World...

    To Be Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Experiencing the London 2012 Olympic Games

    By Richard Giulianotti, Gary Armstrong, Iain Lindsay, Gavin Hales, Dick Hobbs

    The summer Olympic Games are renowned for producing the world’s biggest single-city cultural event, with a global array of athletic talent, attracting an audience of millions in live tickets sales, billions of cumulative television viewers, and a final bill of up to US$35 billion for the hosts to...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Olympic Aspirations

    Realised and Unrealised

    Edited by J. A. Mangan, Mark Dyreson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Olympic Aspirations: Realised and Unrealised surveys more than a century of the Olympic Movement’s promotion of Olympic ideals internationally. The idea for Olympic Aspirations emerged at the world-renowned annual Beijing Academic Forum just months after the city hosted the impressive 2008 Beijing...

    To Be Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Soccer, Culture and Society in Spain

    An Ethnography of Basque Fandom

    By Mariann Vaczi

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

    Spanish soccer is on top of the world, at international and club level, with the best teams and a seemingly endless supply of exciting and stylish players. While the Spanish economy struggles, its soccer flourishes, deeply embedded throughout Spanish social and cultural life. But the relationship...

    To Be Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy

    Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events

    Edited by Richard Holt, Dino Ruta

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Sport

    Edited by Mike McNamee, William J. Morgan

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Sport is a landmark publication in sport studies. It goes further than any book has before in tracing the contours of the discipline of the philosophy of sport and in surveying the core themes, approaches and theories that form its disciplinary fabric....

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Sport

    Edited by Richard Giulianotti

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The sociology of sport is a core discipline within the academic study of sport. It helps us to understand what sport is and why it matters. Sociological knowledge, implicit or explicit, therefore underpins scholarly enquiry into sport in every aspect. The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sport and the Media

    Managing the Nexus, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew Nicholson, Anthony Kerr, Merryn Sherwood

    Series: Sport Management Series

    Successful media relations and a sound communication strategy are essential for all sports organisations. Any successful manager working in sport must have a clear understanding of how the media works and also the practical skills to manage the communication process. Now in a fully revised and...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. On Sport and the Philosophy of Sport

    A Wittgensteinian Approach

    By Graham McFee

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    What is the ‘philosophy of sport’? What does one do to count as a practitioner in the philosophy of sport? What conception of philosophy underpins the answer to those questions? In this important new book, leading sport philosopher Graham McFee draws on a lifetime’s philosophical inquiry to...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

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