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Forthcoming Sociology of Sport Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Football and Accelerated Culture

    This Modern Sporting Life

    By Steve Redhead

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    In Football and Accelerated Culture, Steve Redhead offers a new and challenging theorisation of global football culture, exploring the relationship between sport and culture in a rapidly shifting world. Incorporating cutting-edge concepts, from accelerated culture and claustropolitanism to...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research

    Edited by Gyozo Molnar, Laura Purdy

    Ethnography has become an important method for researching and interpreting the social world, not least in the field of sport and exercise studies. Ethnographies in Sport and Exercise Research is the first book to provide a contemporary overview of the current state of ethnographic research and its...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sport in a Changing World

    2nd Edition

    By Howard L. Nixon II

    This book shows how the dynamic interplay of a powerful "golden triangle" of sports, media, and business interests with social, cultural, economic, and political forces shapes sport in a changing world. This edition is a condensed and updated version of the first edition, with an emphasis on...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Australia's Asian Sporting Context, 1920s – 30s

    Edited by Sean Brawley, Nick Guoth

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This book examines Australia’s sporting relationships with the Asian region during the interwar period. Until now, Australia’s sporting relationships with the Asian region have been neglected by scholars of Australian and Asian sports history, and the broader field of Australia’s Asian context....

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central part of our understanding and experience of sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Endurance Running

    A Socio-Cultural Examination

    Edited by William Bridel, Pirkko Markula, Jim Denison

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Running is a fundamental human activity and holds an important place in popular culture. In recent decades it has exploded in popularity as a leisure pursuit, with marathons and endurance challenges exerting a strong fascination. Endurance Running is the first collection of original qualitative...

    To Be Published October 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities

    Edited by Alberto Testa, Mahfoud Amara

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    As Islam’s visibility in global society increases, Muslim populations grow, and Muslim countries compete to take up positions at the heart of global sport, the interplay between sport and Islam becomes ever more illuminating. Sport in Islam and in Muslim Communities is the first book to analyse...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Mega Events and Globalization

    Capital and Spectacle in a Changing World Order

    Edited by Richard Gruneau, John Horne

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities and nations in the East and Global South. Such events have been viewed as economic stimulant as well as opportunities to promote national identity, gain greater international...

    To Be Published October 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 disciplines, such as sociology and philosophy of sport, architecture, anthropology, ecology, cultural studies, sociology,...

    To Be Published November 3rd 2015 by Routledge