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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 64.95
The contributors to this book argue that the commercialized PR-driven British football world has either created, exacerbated or continued to ignore serious problems of social exclusion along lines of class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and age. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Ideal for students of sport, politics, history and postcolonialism, this important new book features contributions from leading international writers, placing cricket in the postcolonial life of the major Test-playing countries. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
The conventional history of sport, as conveyed by television and the sports press, has thrown up a great many apparent turning points, but knowledge of these apparently defining moments is often slight. This book offers readable, in-depth studies of a series of these watersheds in sport history and of the circumstances in which they came about. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95
Illustrated by an interdisciplinary study of a typical 'postmodern city' in the north of England Leeds this volume examines how such post-industrial cities have reinvented themselves, commercially, politically and spatially over the past two decades, with a particular focus on sport and leisure. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 34.00
This book is about the new politics of leisure and pleasure - the values, practices, struggles and contradictions that now characterize the social worlds of rambling, drinking, tourism, sex, watching TV, gambling, using the internet, reading, comedy, sport, popular music and censorship. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
In the essays collected here, amateurism, both as ideology and practice, is subject to critical and unsentimental scrutiny, effectively challenging the dominant narrative of more conventional histories of British sport. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 200.00
A comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference collection, bringing together an authoritative and international line-up of scholars to examine key social and political issues related to the Olympics. An essential, 'one-stop' volume for a wide range of academics, students and researchers. more...