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  1. Football and Migration

    Perspectives, Places, Players

    Edited by Richard Elliott, John Harris

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Football is an incredibly powerful case study of globalization and an extremely useful lens through which to study and understand contemporary processes of international migration. This is the first book to focus on the increasingly complex series of migratory processes that contour the...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sport Development in the United States

    High Performance and Mass Participation

    By Peter Smolianov, Dwight Zakus, Joseph Gallo

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The development of both elite, high performance sport and mass participation, grassroots-level sport are central concerns for governments and sports governing bodies. This important new study is the first to closely examine the challenges and opportunities for sports development in the United...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sport, Racism and Social Media

    By Neil Farrington, Lee Hall, Daniel Kilvington, John Price, Amir Saeed

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Racist abuse may at one time have been hurled across the sports stadium or scrawled on a wall. But in today’s social media world it can be published to millions, from almost anywhere, in an instant. Sport, Racism and Social Media provides the first significant, academic account of how social media...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic

    Edited by Heather Piper

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous....

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Safeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport

    International Perspectives in Research, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Melanie Lang, Mike Hartill

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The safeguarding of children and young people participating in sport has become an increasingly prominent concern in policy-making and research communities around the world. Major organisations such as the IOC and UNICEF now officially recognize that children in sport can be at risk of exploitation...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Urban Geography of Boxing

    Race, Class, and Gender in the Ring

    By Benita Heiskanen

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This book is an interdisciplinary cultural examination of twenty-first century boxing as a professional sport, a bodily labor, a lucrative business, a popular entertainment, and an instrument of ideology. Based on ethnographic fieldwork and interviews conducted with Latino boxers, women boxers, and...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Social Organization of Sports Medicine

    Critical Socio-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Dominic Malcolm, Parissa Safai

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The Social Organization of Sports Medicine is the first book-length overview of the social scientific study of sports medicine, drawing together work from an international cadre of scholars who examine and provide interdisciplinary analysis of the dynamic and multi-faceted relationships between...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Olympic Games and Cultural Policy

    By Beatriz Garcia

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This book explores how cultural policies are reflected in the design, management and promotion of the Olympic Games. Garcia examines the concept and evolution of cultural policies throughout the recent history of the Olympic Games and then specifically evaluates the cultural program of the Sydney...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Athletes, Sexual Assault, and "Trials by Media"

    Narrative Immunity

    By Deb Waterhouse-Watson

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Since footballer sexual assault became top news in 2004, six years after the first case was reported, much has been written in the news media about individual cases, footballers and women who have sex with them. Deb Waterhouse-Watson reveals how media representations of recent sexual assault cases...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Youth Olympic Games

    Edited by Dag Vidar Hanstad, Milena M. Parent, Barrie Houlihan

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The first summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) were held in Singapore in 2010 and the first winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 2012. The IOC hopes that the YOG will encourage young people to be more active and that they will bring the Olympic movement closer to its original founding values....

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Health and Elite Sport: Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?
    Edited by Joe Baker, Parissa Safai, Jessica Fraser-Thomas
    To Be Published October 21st 2014
  2. Asian American Athletes in Sport and Society
    Edited by C. Richard King
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014
  3. Pierre Bourdieu and Physical Culture
    Edited by lisahunter, Wayne Smith, elke emerald
    To Be Published November 19th 2014
  4. Reframing Disability?: Media, (Dis)Empowerment, and Voice in the 2012 Paralympics
    Edited by Daniel Jackson, Caroline E.M. Hodges, Mike Molesworth, Richard Scullion
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  5. Female Fans of the NFL: Taking Their Place in the Stands
    By Anne Osborne, Danielle Coombs
    To Be Published January 14th 2015
  6. Sport and the Social Significance of Pleasure
    By Richard Pringle, Robert E. Rinehart, Jayne Caudwell
    To Be Published February 19th 2015
  7. Gambling with the Myth of the American Dream
    By Aaron Duncan
    To Be Published March 14th 2015
  8. Asia and the Future of Football: The Role of the Asian Football Confederation
    By Ben Weinberg
    To Be Published March 29th 2015
  9. Local Government, Sport and Recreation: Politics, Policy and Practice in an Age of Austerity
    By Neil King
    To Be Published June 14th 2015
  10. Beyond Sport for Development and Peace: Transnational Perspectives on Theory, Policy and Practice
    Edited by Lyndsay Hayhurst, Tess Kay, Megan Chawansky
    To Be Published June 14th 2015

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