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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 19.95
In Planet Sport , Woodward demonstrates why sport matters and how, arguing that we should take sport seriously, and explore what is social about it. Sport is affected by the global economy and social, political and cultural processes ? but it also shapes the wider social terrain of which it is part. This is an engaging and concise introduction to... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...