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  • From Fair Sex to Feminismby J A Mangan; Roberta J Park

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.64

    First published in 1987 with the aim of deepening understanding of the place of women in the cultural heritage of modern society, this collection of essays brings together the previously discrete perspectives of women's studies and the social history of sport. Using feminist ideas to explore the role of sport in women's lives, From Fair Sex to... more...

  • The New Geopolitics of Sport in East Asiaby William Kelly; J.A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.61

    The global geopolitics of sport is being transformed in and by East Asia. Sport in recent decades has been avidly embraced by East Asian nations, with implications both for their image on the international stage and their domestic national identities. The three post-war East Asian Olympic Games, the ‘glittering’ Guangzhou Asian Games in 2010 and the... more...

  • Sport and the Emancipation of European Womenby Gigliola Gori; J.A. Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.61

    Sport and the Emancipation of European Women: the Struggle for Self-fulfilment explores the contributions of European women to the emancipation of women worldwide. It expands understanding of the need for their attitudes and actions and celebrates their achievements in freeing the female body from unwarranted political , cultural and social restraint... more...

  • European Heroesby Pierre Lanfranchi; Richard Holt; J A Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.96

    Historians of popular culture have recently been addressing the role of myth, and now it is time that social historians of sport also examined it. The contributors to this collection of essays explore the symbolic meanings that have been attached to sport in Europe by considering some of the mythic heroes who have dominated the sporting landscapes... more...

  • The Biology of Human Conductby G. L. Mangan; H. J. Eysenck

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    The Biology of Human Conduct: East-West Models of Temperament and Personality is a three-part book that explores models of temperament, typology and personality, and personality and conditioning. The first part has four chapters detailing the behavior genetic model; typological models; human typology and higher mental processes; and interactional approach... more...

  • Sport, Literature, Societyby Alexis Tadié; J.A. Mangan; Supriya Chaudhuri

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.61

    Sport studies and sports history have witnessed a recent substantial increase in publications. However, the relationship between literature and sport has been little explored.  Sport, Literature, Society  looks at a wide variety of case studies ranging from Japan to England, from India to Australia and covers sports as diverse as cycling, football,... more...

  • Subject Knowledgeby Christopher J. Anstead; Ivor F Goodson; J. Marshall Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.31

    School knowledge has been a subject for historians, notably in the field of history of education. concentrating on the educational aspects of particular historical periods, however, links with contemporary education have often remained undeveloped.; This text attempts to account for the growth of increased interest by sociologists and others in school... more...

  • Cyber Spaces/Social Spacesby Ivor F. Goodson; Michele Knobel; Colin Lankshear; J. Marshall Mangan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 43.00

    What happens when a new social technology is imposed on the established social technology of the school? This book presents an unusual application of critical cultural analysis to a series of empirical case studies of educational uses of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Drawing on research conducted over a ten-year period in three... more...

  • Mapping an Empire of American Sportby Mark Dyreson; J.A. Mangan; Roberta J. Park

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.34

    Since the mid-nineteenth century, the United States has used sport as a vehicle for spreading its influence and extending its power, especially in the Western Hemisphere and around the Pacific Rim, but also in every corner of the rest of the world. Through modern sport in general, and through American pastimes such as baseball, basketball and the... more...

  • Japanese Imperialism: Politics and Sport in East Asiaby J.A. Mangan; Peter Horton; Tianwei Ren; Gwang Ok

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 105.23

    This cutting edge collection presents a political reading of the power of modern sport in Asia. Providing an interdisciplinary study of political and cultural tensions in Asia, past and present, through the key case-study of sport, it illuminates the complex practices and legacies of Japanese imperialism across East and Southeast Asia through the... more...