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  • Social Sciencesby Kath Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 37.95

    The social sciences routinely debate questions of society, and of the relationship between individuals and the social world in which we live. Some contemporary debates have a long history, and others are expressed differently in the age of new technologies and the Internet. This book offers an introduction to some of these key debates, and to... more...

  • Social Sciencesby Kath Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    Social Sciences: The Big Issues  second edition offers an introduction to the big debates within the social sciences and to what the social sciences can provide as a means of explaining the changing world. The social sciences focus upon people as individuals and as members of wider communities and networks, and look at all aspects of human relationships... more...

  • Sex, Power and the Gamesby Kath Woodward

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    This book explores the social and cultural impact of the Olympic Games, examining gender and sport, the inequalities between nations and people and at what the Games offer and how they are changing, in relation to spectacles, spectatorship and culture, including the links between art and sport. more...

  • Sporting Timesby Kath Woodward

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 31.33

    Written against the backdrop of the 2012 London Olympics, this book examines the idea of 'time' in sport, using time as a conceptual lens to explore movement, bodies, sports reporting, memory, disability, technology and the role of the past and the future in sport. more...

  • Social Sciences: The Big Issues (Third edition)by Kath Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    The social sciences are about people and the relationships between individuals and the social and material world we live in. They are about the social structures which shape ? and are shaped by ? social forces such as ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality and age and the bodies we inhabit. How are these relationships changing and to what extent and how... more...

  • Planet Sportby Kath Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 23.95

    Sport generates some of the most intense feelings and levels of commitment. It is big business globally, but also the source of the most powerful personal identifications and individual and collective pleasures. Sporting events are routine and embodied, whether in the gym, on the field or at the training ground, and they are also spectacular, for... more...

  • Embodied Sporting Practicesby Professor Kath Woodward

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    This is a book about bodies; material bodies and their practices and the regulatory bodies that shape embodied selves and their experiences. Sport is the focus for an examination of the links and intersections between lived bodies and the body politic and its disciplinary apparatuses. more...

  • Why Feminism Mattersby Professor Kath Woodward; Dr Sophie Woodward

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    This exciting book is an innovative and creative critique of the theories and practices of feminism, arguing that it still matters in the 21st century. Written by a mother and daughter authorial team, the book presents a dialogue across generations and reinstates a politics of difference and the importance of the category of 'woman'. more...

  • Rights, Cultures, Subjects and Citizensby Susanne Brandtstädter; Peter Wade; Kath Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    This book questions the political logic of foregrounding cultural collectives in a world shaped by globalization and neoliberalization. Throughout the world, it is no longer only individuals, but increasingly collective "cultures" who are made responsible for their own regulation, welfare and enterprise. This appears as a surprising shift from the... more...

  • Understanding Sportby John Horne; Alan Tomlinson; Garry Whannel; Kath Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In the decade or more since publication of the first edition of Understanding Sport , both sport and wider global society have undergone profound change. In this fully updated, revised and expanded edition of their classic textbook, John Horne, Alan Tomlinson, Garry Whannel and Kath Woodward offer a critical and reflective introduction to the relationship... more...