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  1. Science and Golf II

    Proceedings of the World Scientific Congress of Golf

    Edited by Alastair J. Cochran, Martin Farrally

    This book contains the papers presented at the second World Scientific Congress of Golf. The overall theme of the congress is the application of science, scientific method and scientific research in golf. The congress is intended to provide a forum for scientists of different disciplines to meet...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  2. Science and Football II

    Edited by Jan Clarys, Thomas Reilly, A. Stibbe

    This book includes all the papers presented at a second World Congress of Science and Football (Liverpool 1987) (Eindhoven)....

    Published February 13th 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  3. Leisure and Power in Urban China

    Everyday life in a Chinese city

    By Unn Målfrid Rolandsen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Leisure and Power in Urban China is the first comprehensive study of leisure activities in a medium size Chinese city. Hitherto, studies of Chinese leisure have focused on holidays, festivals and tourism. This, however, is a study of the kinds of leisure that take place on regular workdays in a...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Sport in South Asia

    Edited by Subhas Ranjan Chakraborty, Shantanu Chakrabarti, Kingshuk Chatterjee

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Behind the spectacle of entertainment, sport is a subject with political issues at every level. These issues range from the social, with divisions created along gender and class lines, to the use of sport to pursue diplomatic and statecraft goals. In addition, some sports are positioned and...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sport Beyond Television

    The Internet, Digital Media and the Rise of Networked Media Sport

    By Brett Hutchins, David Rowe

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Television is no longer the only screen delivering footage and news to people about sport. Computers, the Internet, Web, mobile and other digital media are increasingly important technologies in the production and consumption of sports media. Sport Beyond Television analyzes the changes that have...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. With God on their Side

    Sport in the Service of Religion

    Edited by Timothy Chandler, Tara Magdalinski

    'Sport' and 'religion' are cultural institutions with a global reach. Each is characterised by ritualised performance and by the ecstatic devotion of its followers, whether in the sports arena or the cathedral of worship. This fascinating collection is the first to examine, in detail, the...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Sports Media

    Transformation, Integration, Consumption

    Edited by Andrew C. Billings

    Series: Electronic Media Research Series

    Looking toward a future with increasingly hybridized media offerings, Sports Media: Transformation, Integration, Consumption examines sports media scholarship and its role in facilitating understanding of the increasingly complex world of sports media. Acknowledging that consumer demand for sports...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Ultimate Fighting and Embodiment

    Violence, Gender and Mixed Martial Arts

    By Dale C. Spencer

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Mixed martial arts (MMA) is an emergent sport where competitors in a ring or cage utilize strikes (punches, kicks, elbows and knees) as well as submission techniques to defeat opponents. This book explores the carnal experience of fighting through a sensory ethnography of MMA, and how it...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Cultural Politics of Post-9/11 American Sport

    Power, Pedagogy and the Popular

    By Michael Silk

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Much of the writing on the post-9/11 period in the United States has focused on the role of "official" Government rhetoric about 9/11. Those who have focused on the news media have suggested that they played a key role in (re)defining the nation, allowing the citizenry to come to terms with 9/11,...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Representing the Sporting Past in Museums and Halls of Fame

    Edited by Murray G. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Research in Sports History

    We live in a "museum age," and sport museums are part of this phenomenon. In this book, leading international sport history scholars examine sport museums including renowned institutions like the Olympic Museum in the Swiss city of Lausanne, the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum in Baltimore, the...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge