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  1. Kinanthropometry X

    Proceedings of the 10th International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry Conference, Held in Conjunction with the 13th Commonwealth International Sport Conference

    Edited by Mike Marfell-Jones, Tim Olds

    This book provides an up-to-date review of research and scientific knowledge in the field of kinanthropometry. This subject area is defined as the relationship between human structure and function and is exemplified in studies of growth and development, ergonomics, nutrition, human performance...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Sport in Australian National Identity

    Kicking Goals

    By Tony Ward

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    For many Australians, there are two great passions: sport and ‘taking the piss’. This book is about national identity – and especially about Australia’s image as a sporting country. Whether reverent or not, any successful national image has to reflect something about the reality of the country. But...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Heritage, Sport and Tourism

    Sporting Pasts – Tourist Futures

    Edited by Sean Gammon, Gregory Ramshaw

    Sport heritage is increasingly being recognised as a potent instigator of tourism; be it touring a historic stadium, visiting a sports hall of fame, or participating in a sport fantasy camp, tourists now have a vast array of locations and options to experience the sporting past. This book provides...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Sporting Sounds

    Relationships Between Sport and Music

    Edited by ANTHONY Bateman, John Bale

    Music and sport are both highly significant cultural forms, yet the substantial and longstanding connections between the two have largely been overlooked. Sporting Sounds addresses this oversight in an intriguing and innovative collection of essays. With contributions from leading international...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Legality of Boxing

    A Punch Drunk Love?

    By Jack Anderson

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    The first book of its kind dedicated to an assessment of the legality of boxing, The Legality of Boxing: A Punch Drunk Love? assesses the legal response to prize fighting and undertakes a current analysis of the status of boxing in both criminal legal theory and practice. In this book, Anderson...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Sporting Cultures

    Hispanic Perspectives on Sport, Text and the Body

    Edited by David Wood, P Louise Johnson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    The essays that comprise this book mark new territory in the study of sport in the Hispanic world, a key site of cultural experience for the populations of Latin America, the United States and the Iberian Peninsula. The scope of the volume is the exploration of the representation and interaction of...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. American Sports

    An Anthropological Approach

    Edited by Alan Klein

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This collection illustrates the expansiveness of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of sport. While rooted in anthropology, these essays consider American sports in their social, economic, cultural and political aspects, charting their evolution. The book draws from history, sociology, and...

    Published December 13th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Sport in Films

    Edited by Emma Poulton, Martin Roderick

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Sport offers everything a good story should have: heroes and villains, triumph and disaster, achievement and despair, tension and drama. Consequently, sport makes for a compelling film narrative and films, in turn, are a vivid medium for sport. Yet despite its regularity as a central theme in...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Human Resource Management ‘with Chinese Characteristics’

    Facing the Challanges of Globalization

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    Nearly a decade into World Trade Organization membership, how is China’s system of people-management adapting to the changing world? This edited book provides an up-to-date, state-of-the-art overview of current theory and practice of human resource management, ‘with Chinese...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Attitudes to Israel

    Edited by Efraim Karsh, P.R. Kumaraswamy

    This book draws on the research of some of the leading scholars in the fields of Jewish-Islamic relations, the Israeli-Arab conflict and political Islam. These highly topical essays examine the relationship between Israel and the Islamic world from both a thematic and geo-strategic perspective....

    Published November 19th 2009 by Routledge