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  1. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Host Cities and the Olympics

    An Interactionist Approach

    By Harry Hiller

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Rather than interpreting the Olympics as primarily a sporting event of international or national significance, this book understands the Games as a civic project for the host city that serves as a catalyst for a variety of urban interests over a period of many years from the bidding phase through...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Global Horseracing Industry

    Social, Economic, Environmental and Ethical Perspectives

    By Phil McManus, Glenn Albrecht, Raewyn Graham

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Horseracing, thoroughbred breeding and gambling on racing are global industries worth several hundred billion dollars. They are also industries facing serious challenges, from the rise of alternative forms of leisure gambling to concerns about the ethical treatment of animals in all equestrian...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Rethinking Drug Use in Sport

    Why the war will never be won

    By Bob Stewart, Aaron Smith

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Drug free sport is an unattainable aspiration. In this critical, paradigm-shifting reappraisal of contemporary drug policy in sport, Bob Stewart and Aaron Smith argue that drug use in sport is an inexorable consequence of the nature, structure and culture of sport itself. By de-mythologising and...

    Published January 5th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education: Fear, Risk and Moral Panic
    Edited by Heather Piper
    To Be Published August 28th 2014
  2. Sport, Racism and Social Media
    By Neil Farrington, Lee Hall, Daniel Kilvington, John Price, Amir Saeed
    To Be Published September 11th 2014
  3. Sport Development in the United States: High Performance and Mass Participation
    By Peter Smolianov, Dwight Zakus, Joseph Gallo
    To Be Published September 12th 2014
  4. Football and Migration: Perspectives, Places, Players
    Edited by Richard Elliott, John Harris
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  5. Health and Elite Sport: Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?
    Edited by Joe Baker, Parissa Safai, Jessica Fraser-Thomas
    To Be Published October 22nd 2014
  6. Asian American Athletes in Sport and Society
    Edited by C. Richard King
    To Be Published October 24th 2014
  7. Pierre Bourdieu and Physical Culture
    Edited by lisahunter, Wayne Smith, elke emerald
    To Be Published November 20th 2014
  8. 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 18th 2014
  9. Female Fans of the NFL: Taking Their Place in the Stands
    By Anne Osborne, Danielle Coombs
    To Be Published January 15th 2015
  10. Asia and the Future of Football: The Role of the Asian Football Confederation
    By Ben Weinberg
    To Be Published March 30th 2015

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