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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Is violence an intrinsic component of contemporary sport? How does violence within sport reflect upon the attitudes of wider society? In this landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers the first comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies. The book explores organized... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 30.00
Longlisted for the National Book Award A rich and lively gathering of highlights from the first twenty years of an extraordinary career, interspersed with ?B sides? and ?bonus tracks? from this prolific and widely acclaimed poet. Blue Laws gathers poems written over the past two decades, drawing from all nine of Kevin Young?s previously published... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 134.95
The Sociology of Sport has grown since its inception in the late 1950s and has become robust, and diverse. Many countries now boast strong scholars in the field and this volume reflects the fascinating research being done. This innovative volume is dedicated to a review of the state of the area by region. more...
- Graywolf Press 2017; US$ 18.90
Has the hoax now moved from the sideshow to take the center stage of American culture? Award-winning poet and critic Kevin Young tours us through a rogue?s gallery of hoaxers, plagiarists, forgers, and fakers?from the humbug of P. T. Barnum and Edgar Allan Poe to the unrepentant bunk of JT LeRoy and Donald J. Trump. Bunk traces the history... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Focusing on the issues associated with migrating for work both in and from the Asian region, this book sheds light on the debate over migration and trafficking. With contributions from an international team of well-known scholars, the book sets labour migration firmly within the context of globalization, providing a focused, contemporary discussion... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 120.99
This volume takes a fresh approach to classic issues in methodology, contemporary issues in research methods and innovative trends in qualitative research on sport and physical culture by presenting "student friendly" engaging chapters that clearly articulate the significance and practice of qualitative methods in plain, convincing language. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 131.99
This volume is part of the early systematic inquiry into the analysis of sport as a developmental device. The book features an international roster of global experts. The chapters represent three groups: theory and philosophy, empirical research in on-the-ground case studies, and those using circumspection to construct cases regarding evaluation. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 42.99
A groundbreaking guide to making profitable business decisions Do you wonder why your value initiatives aren't providing the payoff you'd hoped for? Could it be because you've been thinking about value all wrong? According to the authors of this groundbreaking guide, there's a very good chance that you have. Using examples from leading companies... more...