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  1. Security Games

    Surveillance and Control at Mega-Events

    Edited by Colin J. Bennett, Kevin Haggerty

    Security Games: Surveillance and Control at Mega-Events addresses the impact of mega-events – such as the Olympic Games and the World Cup – on wider practices of security and surveillance. "Mega-Events" pose peculiar and extensive security challenges. The overwhelming imperative is that "...

    Published January 1st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Why Minorities Play or Don't Play Soccer

    A Global Exploration

    Edited by Kausik Bandyopadhyay

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    Soccer, the most popular mass spectator sport in the world, has always remained a marker of identities of various sorts. Behind the façade of its obvious entertainment aspect, it has proved to be a perpetuating reflector of nationalism, ethnicity, community or communal identity, and cultural...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Science and Racket Sports III

    The Proceedings of the Eighth International Table Tennis Federation Sports Science Congress and The Third World Congress of Science and Racket Sports

    Edited by Jean-Francois Kahn, Adrian Lees, Ian Maynard

    Science and Racket Sports III introduces the edited papers and keynote addresses presented at the combined Third World Congress of Science and Racket Sports and Eighth International Table Tennis Federation Sports Science Congress, in February 2003. The papers are brought together by world-class...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Tourism and Gastronomy

    Edited by Anne-Mette Hjalager, Greg Richards

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    In recent years, a growing emphasis has been placed on tourism experiences and attractions related to food. In many cases eating out while on holiday includes the 'consumption' of a local heritage, comparable to what is experienced when visiting historical sites and museums.Despite this increasing...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Bodily Democracy

    Towards a Philosophy of Sport for All

    By Henning Eichberg

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Sport has gained increasing importance for welfare society. In this process, however, the term of ‘sport’ has become less and less clear. Larger parts of what nowadays is called ‘sport for all’ are non-competitive and derived from traditions of gymnastics, dance, festivity, games, outdoor...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Cultural Bond

    Sport, Empire, Society

    Edited by J.A. Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    The contributors to this volume examine the aspects of the cultural associations, symbolic interpretations and emotional significance of the idea of empire and, to some extent, with the post-imperial consequences. Collectively and cumulatively, their view is that sport was an important instrument...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Motor Learning in Practice

    A Constraints-Led Approach

    Edited by Ian Renshaw, Keith Davids, Geert J.P. Savelsbergh

    Motor Learning in Practice explores the fundamental processes of motor learning and skill acquisition in sport, and explains how a constraints-led approach can be used to design more effective learning environments for sports practice and performance. Drawing on ecological psychology, the book...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. International Research in Sports Biomechanics

    Edited by Youlian Hong

    This edited collection of papers presented at the 18th International Symposium of Biomechanics in Sport, highlights cutting-edge research material on sports biomechanics from many of the leading international academics in the field. The thirty-seven chapters presented are divided into nine...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Science and Golf IV

    Edited by Eric Thain

    The fourth World Scientific Congress of Golf, to be held in St Andrews in July 2002, will bring together all of the world's leading golf researchers. Science and Golf IV will present 90 or so of the best research papers delivered at the Congress, and represents the latest volume in a unique and...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Defining Physical Education (Routledge Revivals)

    The Social Construction of a School Subject in Postwar Britain

    By David Kirk

    First published in 1992, David Kirk’s book analyses the public debate leading up to the 1987 General Election over the place and purpose of physical education in British schools. By locating this debate in a historical context, specifically in the period following the end of the Second World War,...

    Published October 31st 2011 by Routledge