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- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 191.00
Mega-events like the Olympics, the World Cup of soccer, the World Series of baseball, cycling's Tour de France, and the Super Bowl draw our attention to the deep cultural significance of sport and its role in fostering social bonds. Yet when it comes to sport, there is no shortage of debate: stereotypes regarding sexuality, race, gender, and children... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 7.39
There were no bullfights in 1937 Madrid, just bombs, freedom fighters, journalists, and plenty of corpses. Ernest Hemingway, covering the Spanish Civil War for the American press, came looking for stories and danger, and found something else: a friend murdered amid the ruins. With a new novel stirring in his head and his veins pumping... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 7.39
It is 1956 and Hemingway has spent much of the year at his home in Key West, hiding from tourists and autograph hunters. But a friend's sudden death rouses Papa from his idyll. To say that the cause of death is suspicious is to put it lightly. It's not every day that a part-time smuggler is impaled on a harpoon. A witty, literate, and action-filled... more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 41.00
Written by the leading name in the field, this is an engaging introduction to the main concepts in both quantitative and qualitative research methods in sport, exercise, kinesiology and health. Conversational in tone yet thoroughly comprehensive. more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 172.95
The Structural Defects Reference Manual for Low-Rise Buildings has been written to assist professionals and students involved in building construction to identify causes of structural failure. Each chapter carefully addresses design, materials and workmanship factors which contribute to structural defects. The main structural elements - roofs, walls,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 13.99
From the jolting summer electricity of Jaws to mending a broken heart with When Harry Met Sally , this entertaining and unique guide takes movies off the silver screen, offering viewing recommendations tailored to everyday situations. Equipped with more than 1,300 movie suggestions, this informative resource covers every landmark event, social... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Many myths surround male bodies and associated bodywork, especially when such bodywork is labelled culturally or socially atypical or 'problematic'. Bodybuilding, for example, has been explained in terms of gender inadequacy and an 'Adonis complex' akin to reverse anorexia, while men electing to undergo aesthetic cosmetic surgery are deemed 'too concerned'... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 162.95
Now ubiquitous in modern life, spatial data present great opportunities to transform many of the processes on which we base our everyday lives. However, not only do these data depend on the scale of measurement, but also handling these data (e.g., to make suitable maps) requires that we account for the scale of measurement explicitly. Scale in Spatial... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences 2010; US$ 99.00
This issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America provides the endocrinologist with essential updates on treatment of type 1 diabetes, with an eye toward future trends and developments. The Guest Editors brought together a remarkable group of notable authors, such as Paul Robertson, President of the National Diabetes Association.... more...