Book reviews in English

kastnerThe 1929 Bunion Derby: Johnny Salo and the Great Footrace Across America Charles B. Kastner Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press 2014 (reviewed by Diane McManus, published 140903)
21st Century Jocks: Sporting Men and Contemporary Heterosexuality Eric Andersson Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2014 (reviewed by Marie Larneby, published 141113)
‘A Proper Spectacle’: Women Olympians 1900–1936 Stephanie Daniels & Anita Tedder Houghton Conquest, Beds.: ZeNaNA Press 2000 (reviewed by Åsa Änghede, published 070418)
A Companion to Sport David L. Andrews & Ben Carrington (red) Oxford, Oxon.: Wiley Blackwell 2013 (reviewed by Alan Bairner, published 140425)
A Contemporary History of Women’s Sport, Part One: Sporting Women, 1850–1960 Jean Williams Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (reviewed by Greta Bladh, published 150322)
A Life in Sport and Other Things: A Memoir John Bale Crewe: MMU Centre for Research into Coaching 2013 (reviewed by Erkki Vettenniemi, published 141210)
Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues Janice Forsyth & Audrey R. Giles (red) Vancouver, BC: UBC Press 2013 (reviewed by Helge Chr. Pedersen, published 150121)
scottAfrican Footballers in Sweden: Race, Immigration, and Integration in the Age of Globalization Carl-Gustaf Scott Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2015 (reviewed by Peter Alegi, published 160226)
Aggression in the Sports World: A Social Psychological Perspective Gordon W. RussellOxford: Oxford University Press 2008 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 081001)
American Indian Lacrosse: Little Brother of War Thomas Vennum Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press 2008 [1994] (reviewed by Halvdan Haugsbakken, published 090923)
Anatomy of Sports Fans: Reflections on Fans & Fanatics, The Pierre D. Bognon Charleston, SC: BookSurge 2008 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 100331)
Animals, Work, and the Promise of Interspecies Solidarity Kendra Coulter Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2015 (published by Susanna Hedenborg, published 160526)
Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology Terry J. Housh, Dona J. Housh & Herbert A. deVriesScottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway 2006 (reviewed by Lottie Olsson, published 070214)
Artistic Impressions: Figure Skating, Masculinity, and the Limits of Sport Mary Louise Adams Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press 2011 (reviewed by Anna Maria Hellborg, published 111012)
Assessment in Physical Education: A sociocultural perspective Peter Hay & Dawn Penney Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Claes Annerstedt, published 150106)
Athletes’ Careers Across Cultures Natalia B.  Stambulova & Tatiana V. Ryba (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Sepand Mashreghi, published 141211)
The Ball Game Biz: An Introduction to the Economics of Professional Team Sports David George Surdam Jefferson, NC: McFarland 2010 (reviewed by Kjetil Haugen, published 110608)
The Beginnings of a Commercial Sporting Culture in Britain, 1793–1850 Adrian HarveyAldershot, Hamps.: Ashgate Publishing 2004 (reviewed by Daniel Arvidsson, published 070214)
Beijing’s Games: What the Olympics Mean to China Susan Brownell Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 2008 (reviewed by Marina Svensson, published 080606)
Bio-social aspects of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Neurophysiology, maturity, motor function and how symptoms relate to family interaction Peik GustafssonLund: Lund University, Faculty of Medicine 2008 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 081001)
The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport Cesar R. Torres (red) London: Bloomsbury 2014 (reviewed by Kenneth Aggerholm, published 141017)
Body Shots: Hollywood and the Culture of Eating Disorders Emily Fox-Kales Albany, NY: Excelsior Editions (Suny Press) 2011 (reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 111123)
The Body and Social Theory: Third Edition Chris Shilling London: Sage Publications 2012 (reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 141110)
Body, town planning, and participation: The roles of young people and sport Antonio Borgogni Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä 2012 (reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 130307)
gems-grBoxing: A Concise History of the Sweet Science Gerald R. Gems Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 2014 (reviewed by Anne Tjønndal, published 150522)
Boxing: A Cultural History Kasia Boddy London: Reaktion Books 2009 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 110309)
Boxing, Masculinity and Identity: The ‘I’ of the Tiger Kath Woodward Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2007 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 080903)
British Sporting Literature and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century Sharon Harrow (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (reviewed by Katarina Tornborg, published 160908)
Burying Don Imus: Anatomy of a Scapegoat Michael Awkward Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press 2009 (reviewed by David Leonard, published 110126)
Capitalism and Sport: Politics, Protest, People and Play Michael Lavalette (red) London: Bookmarks Publication 2013 (reviewed by Russell Holden, published 140923)
Celtic Minded 2: Essays on Celtic Football Culture and Identity Joseph M. Bradley (red) Glendaruel, Argyll: Argyll Publishing 2006 (reviewed reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 070228)
Children, Obesity and Exercise: Prevention, Treatment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Andrew P. Hills, Neil A. King & Nuala M. Byrne (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2007 (reviewed by Örjan Ekblom, published 081126)
The Cold War and the 1984 Olympic Games: A Soviet-American Surrogate War Philip A. D’Agati Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2013 (reviewed by Kristian Gerner, published 140221)
Contemporary Issues in Sport Management: A Critical Introduction Terri Byers (red) London: Sage Publications 2016 (reviewed by Søren Bennike, published 160916)
Counterpunch: The Cultural Battles over Heavyweight Prizefighting in the American West Meg Frisbee Seattle: University of Washington Press 2016 (reviewed by Anne Tjønndal, published  170131)
Cricket, Race and the 2007 World Cup Jon Gemmell & Boria Majumdar (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2008 (reviewed by Guy Osborn, published 100901)
Critical Readings in Bodybuilding Adam Locks & Niall Richardson (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (reviewed by Jesper Andreasson, published 140311)
The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports Belinda Wheaton Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (Kalle Jonasson 170426)
Cycling: A Philosophical Tour De Force Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza & Michael W. Austin (red) Oxford, Oxon.: Wiley Blackwell 2010 (reviewed by Ask Vest Christiansen, published 120125)
Dance Composition: An Interrelated Arts Approach Janice Pomer Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2009 (reviewed by Lis Engel, published 100922)
The Decadent Sportsman Medlar Lucan & Durian Gray Satry, Cambs.: Deadalus Press 2013 (reviewed by Malcolm MacLean, published 140516)
Demystifying Talent Management: A Critical Approach to the Realities of Talent Billy Adamsen Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2016 (reviewed by Inge Kryger Pedersen, published 160608)
Design for Sport Anxo Cereijo Roibás, Emmanuel Stamatakis & Ken Black (red) Farnham, Surrey: Gower 2011 (reviewed by Karl Palmås, published 121121)
farrowetalDeveloping Sport Expertise: Researchers and coaches put theory into practice Damian Farrow, Joseph Baker & Clare MacMahon (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Anne Tjønndal, published 150922)
Developing Successful Sport Marketing Plans: Third Edition David K. Stotlar Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology 2009 (reviewed by Björn Anders Larsson, published 101124)
The Discipline of Leisure: Embodying Cultures of ‘Recreation’ Simon Coleman & Tamara Kohn (red) New York, NY: Berghahn Books 2007 (reviewed by Halvdan Haugsbakken 0809017)
Diversity in Sport Organizations: Second Edition George B. Cunningham Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway 2011 (reviewed by Sine Agergaard, published 111012)
Ecological Task Analysis and Movement Walter E. Davis & Geoffrey D. Broadhead (red) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2007 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 080423)
The Economic Theory of Professional Team Sports: An Analytical Treatment Stefan Késenne Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2007 (reviewed by Kjetil Haugen, published 080409)
The Economics of Sports Broadcasting Chris Gratton & Harry Arne Solberg Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2007 (reviewed by Brad Schultz, published 071121)
The Economics of Staging the Olympics: A Comparison of the Games 1972–2008 Holger Preuss Cheltenham, Glos.: Edward Elgar 2004 (reviewed by Tommy D. Andersson, published 060201)
Endurance Running: A socio-cultural examination William Bridel, Pirkko Markula & Jim Denison (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (reviewed by Øyvind Førland Standal, published 160428)
Elite-Bildung: An Existential-Phenomenological Study of Talents Developing in Football Kenneth Aggerholm Århus: Århus University 2012 (reviewed by Gunnar Breivik, published 140318)
ESPN: The Making of a Sport Media Empire Travis Vogan Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press 2015 (reviewed by Matthew Teutsch, published 160414)
The Essentials of Teaching Health Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Sarah Benes & Holly Alperin Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2016 (reviewed by Erwin Apitzsch, published 160831)
Ethics, Dis/Ability and Sports Ejgil Jespersen & Mike McNamee (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 (reviewed by Kenneth Aggerholm, published 100310)
An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals Geoff Pearson Manchester: Manchester University Press 2012 (Lise Joern 131113)
Ethnomethodology at Play Peter Tolmie & Mark Rouncefield (red) Aldershot, Hamps.: Ashgate Publishing 2013 (reviewed by Björn Sjöblom, published 140821)
Ethnosport: The End of Decline Alexey Kylasov Münster: Lit Verlag 2015 (reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 160519)
Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport: Male Identity and Rock Climbing Victoria Robinson Oxford: Berg Publishers 2008 (reviewed by Åke Nilsén, published 090606)
Exercise Pychology: Second Edition Janet Buckworth, Rod K. Dishman, Patrick J. O’Connor & Phillip D. Tomporowski Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2013 (by Erwin Apitzsch, published  131214)
Extreme Landscapes of Leisure: Not a Hap-Hazardous Sport Patrick Laviolette Aldershot, Hamps.: Ashgate Publishing 2011 (reviewed by Halvdan Haugsbakken, published 110511)
Fame to Infamy: Race, Sport, and the Fall from Grace David C. Ogden & Joel Nathan Rosen(red) Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi 2010 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 120215)
The Fantasy Sport Industry: Games within games Andrew C. Billings & Brody J. Ruihley Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Shawn E. Klein 141003)
Fighting the Current: The Rise of American Women’s Swimming, 1870–1926 Lisa Bier Jefferson, NC: McFarland 2011 (reviewed by Therese Nordlund Edvinsson, published 121129)
Financial Management in the Sport Industry Matthew T. Brown et al Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway 2010 (reviewed by Björn Anders Larsson, published 110330)
Football With the Foe: Danish Sport under the Swastika Hans Bonde Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark 2008 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 090606)
Foundations of Exercise and Mental Health: Second Edition Larry M. Leith Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology 2010 (reviewed by Erwin Apitzsch, published 100606)
From Ballroom to DanceSport: Aesthetics, Athletics, and Body Culture Caroline Jean S. Picart Albany, NY: State University of New York Press 2006 (breviewed byy Sanna Nordin, published 070131)
Full-Court Quest: The Girls from Fort Shaw Indian School, Basketball Champions of the World Linda S. Peavy & Ursula Smith Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press 2008 (reviewed by Malcolm MacLean, published 121220)
The Global Gym: Gender, Health and Pedagogies Jesper Andreasson & Thomas Johansson Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2014 (reviewed by Morten Renslo Sandvik, published 161207)
Girls With Balls: The Secret History of Women’s Football Tim Tate London: John Blake Publishing 2013 (reviewed by Jean Williams, published 140219)
The Global Impact of Olympic Media at London 2012 Andrew C. Billings & Marie C. Hardin (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (reviewed by Henk Erik Meier, published 151209)
Global Perspectives on Women in Combat Sports: Women Warriors around the World Alex Channon & Christopher R. Matthews (red) Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2015 (Anne Tjønndal 160624)
Globalising Women’s Football: Europe, Migration and Professionalization Jean Williams Bern: Peter Lang Publishing Group 2013 (reviewed by Mattias Melkersson, published 140228)
Globalizing Cricket: Englishness, Empire and Identity Dominic Malcolm London: Bloomsbury 2013 (reviewed by Russell Holden, published 130417)
Gymnastics and Politics: Niels Bukh and Male Aesthetics Hans Bonde København: Museum Tusculanum 2006 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 070516)
Handbook of Research on Sport and Business Sten Söderman & Harald Dolles (red) Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2013 (reviewed by Hans Lundberg, published 140910)
A History of Hurling: Second Edition Seamus J. King Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2005 (reviewed by Terry Goldie, published 060517)
Hit by Pitch: Ray Chapman, Carl Mays and the Fatal Fastball Molly Lawless Jefferson, NC: McFarland 2011 (reviewed by Malcolm MacLean, published 130927)
Horse Nations: The Worldwide Impact of the Horse on Indigenous Societies Post-1492 Peter Mitchell Oxford: Oxford University Press 2015 (Susanna Hedenborg 160817)
hjelmIdrott, tävling och allvar: En kritisk granskning av svensk idrottsforskning Jonny Hjelm Malmö: Bokförlaget 2015 (Erkki Vettenniemi 160217)
Inclusive Masculinities in Contemporary Football: Men in the Beautiful Game Rory Magrath Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2017 (reviewed by Marie Larneby, published 170405)
Infant Motor Development Jan P. Piek Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2006 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 060913)
An Introduction to Drugs in Sport: Addicted to Winning Ivan Waddington & Andy SmithAbingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 (reviewed by Ask Vest Christiansen, published 091125)
Key Concepts in Body & Society Kate Cregan London: Sage Publications 2012 (Henning Eichberg 141110)
Kvindernes idræt: Fra rødder til top Else Trangbæk Købehavn: Gyldendal 2005 (reviewed by Gertrud Pfister, published 060315)
Labour of Leisure: The Culture of Free Time, The Chris Rojek London: Sage Publications 2010 (reviewed by Halvdan Haugsbakken, published 100922)
Le sport et la guerre: XIXe et XXe siècles Luc Robène (red) Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes 2012 (reviewed by Kristian Gerner, published 130912)
The Legacy of Bosman: Revisiting the Relationship between EU Law and Sport Antoine Duval & Ben Van Rompuy (eds.) Haag: TMC Asser Press 2016 (Mikael Hansson 161123)
Legal Responses to Football “Hooliganism” in Europe Anastassia Tsoukala, Geoff Pearson & Peter T.M. Coenen (red) Haag: TMC Asser Press 2016 (Aage Radmann 170406)
License to Jump! A Story of Women’s Ski Jumping Marit Stub Nybelius & Annette R. Hofmann (red) Göteborg: Beijbom Books 2015 (Daniel Svensson 160601)
The Making of Les Bleus: Sport in France, 1958–2010 Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff Lanham, MD: Lexington Books 2013 (Kristian Gerner 140124)
Managing Sport Finance Robert Wilson Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2011 (reviewed by Björn Anders Larsson, published 111102)
Martial Arts: The step-by-step companion to the Martial Arts genre PTJ Rance London: Virgin Books 2005 (reviewed by Anna Kavoura, published 121130)
Martial Arts as Embodied Knowledge: Asian Traditions in a Transnational World D. S. Farrer & John Whalen-Bridge (red) Albany, NY: State University of New York Press 2011 (Anna Kavoura 120509)
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert C. Eklund & Akihito Kamata (red) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2012 (Erwin Apitzsch 140829)
Medicine, Sport and the Body: A Historical Perspective Neil Carter London: Bloomsbury 2012 (Susanna Hedenborg 141105)
Motivating People to Be Physically Active: Second Edition Bess H. Marcus & LeighAnn H. Forsyth Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2009 (by Erwin Apitzsch, published 091216)
Motor Control and Learning: A Behavioral Emphasis Richard A. Schmidt & Timothy D. Lee Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2011 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 140122)
Motor Learning & Control for Practitioners Cheryl A. Coker Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway 2009 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 100901)
Motor Learning and Development Pamela S. Haibach, Greg Reid & Douglas H. Collier Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2011 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 130404)
Muscular Christianity in Colonial and Post-Colonial Worlds John J. MacAloon (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2008 (reviewed by Paul Dimeo, published 090225)
My Life at the Gym: Feminist Perspectives on Community Through the Body Jo Malin(red) Albany, NY: State University of New York Press 2010 (reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 100901)
The Neurocognition of Dance: Mind, Movement and Motor Skills Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke & Thomas Schack (red) Howe, ESX: Psychology Press 2010 (reviewed by Lis Engel, published 120125)
New Approaches to Sport and Exercise Psychology Reinhard Stelter & Kirsten Kaya Roessler (by eds) Aachen: Meyer & Meyer Sport 2004 (reviewed by Sanna Nordin, published 050322)
The New Sport Management Reader John Nauright & Steven Pope (red) Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology 2009 (reviewed by Cecilia Stenling, published 110309)
Norway – the Cradle of Skiing Thor Gotaas (Översättning J. Basil Cowlishaw) Nesøya: Font Forlag 2011 (by Erkki Vettenniemi, published 120125)
Not at Any Price: Integrity in Professional Sports Vincent J. Bartimo & Rosalind P. MullerBloomington, IN: Authorhouse 2006 (reviewed by Susanna Hedenborg, published 060830)
Observing Sport: Modern System Theoretical Appoaches Ulrik Wagner, Rasmus K. Storm & John Hoberman (red) Schorndorf: Hofmann-Verlag 2010 (reviewed by Kalle Jonasson, published 120215)
Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd Kyle Keiderling Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press 2016 (Pam R. Sailors 170222)
On Sport and the Philosophy of Sport: A Wittgensteinian approach Graham McFee Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (Gunnar Breivik 160304)mcfee
On the Wrong Side of the Track? East London and the Post Olympics Phil Cohen London: Lawrence & Wishart 2013 (Malcolm MacLean 141121)
Only With Passion: Figure Skating’s Most Winning Champion on Competition and LifeKatarina Witt (with E. M. Swift) New York: PublicAffairs 2005 (reviewed by Sanna Nordin, published 060503)
Out of Left Field: Social Inequality and Sports Gamal Abdel-Shehid & Nathan Kalman-Lamb Black Point, Nova Scotia: Fernwood Publishing 2011 (Russell Holden 131124)
Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China Monroe E. Price & Daniel Dayan (red) Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 2008 (reviewed by Marina Svensson, published 080606)
The Oxford Handbook of Exercise Psychology Edmund O. Acevedo (red) Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012 (reviewed by Erwin Apitzsch, published 130125)
The Oxford Handbook of Sport Economics, Vol. 1: The Economics of Sports Leo H. Kahane & Stephen Shmanske (red) Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012 (reviewed by Harry Arne Solberg published 141015)
The Oxford Handbook of Sport Economics, Vol. 2: Economics Through Sports Stephen Shmanske & Leo H. Kahane (red) Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012 (reviewed by Harry Arne Solberg published 141015)
Participation in Sport: International Policy Perspectives Matthew Nicholson, Russell Hoye & Barrie Houlihan (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2011 (reviewed by Hallgeir Gammelsæter, published 110831)
A People’s History of Sports in the United States: 250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play Dave Zirin New York: The New Press 2008 (reviewed by Ian McDonald, published 090225)
Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education Øyvind Førland Standal Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (Ejgil Jespersen 160616)
The Philosophy of Physical Education: A new perspective Steven A. Stolz Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Øyvind Førland Standal 150116)
Physical Education for Young Children: Movement ABCs for the Little Ones Rae PicaChampaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2008 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 100217)
Playbooks and Checkbooks: An Introduction to the Economics of Modern Sports Stefan Szymanski Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 2009 (reviewed by Kjetil Haugen, published 100901)
Playing for Change: The Continuing Struggle for Sport and Recreation Russell Field (ed.) Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press 2016 (reviewed by Alan Bairner, published 160928)
Pure Sport: Practical Sport Psychology John Kremer & Aidan Moran Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Andreas Stenling, published 141106)
Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women’s Sport Jaime Schultz Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press 2014 (Jean Williams 141120)
Qualitative Research for Physical Culture Pirkko Markula & Michael Silk Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2011 (Anne Tjønndal 160518)
Questioning Play: What play can tell us about social life Henning Eichberg Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (reviewed by Ejgil Jespersen, published 170113)
Race, Sport and Politics: The Sporting Black Diaspora Ben Carrington London: Sage Publications 2010 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 120215)
The Rebirth of Professional Soccer in America: The strange days of the United States Soccer Association Dennis J. Seese Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 2015 (Matthew L. McDowell 161020)
The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism Matthew P. Llewellyn & John Gleaves Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press 2016 (Susan J. Rayl 170223)
papaioannou_hackfortRoutledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology: Global perspectives and fundamental concepts Athanasios G. Papaioannou & Dieter Hackfort (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Andreas Stenling 160113)
Routledge Handbook of Sport Management Leigh Robinson, Packianathan Chelladurai, Guillaume Bodet & Paul Downward (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (Cecilia Stenling 140919)
Routledge Handbook of Sports Technology and Engineering Franz Konstantin Fuss, Alexandar Subic, Martin Strangwood & Rabindra Mehta (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Karl Palmås 140404)
The Self-Propelled Voyager: How the Cycle Revolutionized Travel Duncan R. Jamieson Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 2015 (Bill Sund 161005)
Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate and Compete Joan Steidinger Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 2014 (Connie Ann Kirk 150218)
A Social History of English Rugby Union Tony Collins Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 (by Malcolm MacLean, published 130115)
Social Sciences in Sport Joseph Maguire (red) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2014 (Alan Bairner 140930)
Social Support for Physical Activity Among Adolescents Sofia Bunke Lund: Lund University, Department of Psychology 2011 (reviewed by Kirsten Kaya Roessler, published 120125)
Sociology of North American Sports: 8th Edition D. Stanley Eitzen & George H. SageBoulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers 2009 (reviewed by Steven Connolley & Jon Helge Lesjø, published 090923)
Souled Out? How Blacks are Winning and Losing in Sports Shaun Powell Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2008 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 090902)
Sport, Culture and Society: An Introduction Grant Jarvie Oxford: Routledge 2006 (by Henning Eichberg, published 060830)
Sport, Politics and Society in the Arab World Mahfoud Amara Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2012 (Halvdan Haugsbakken 121031)
Sport, Public Broadcasting and Cultural Citizenship: Signal Lost? Jay Scherer & David Rowe (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Britt-Mari Ringfjord 140610)
liston_dolanSport, Race and Ethnicity: The Scope of Belonging Katie Liston & Paddy Dolan (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (Helge Chr. Pedersen 160121)
Sport, Representation and Evolving Identities in Europe Philip Dine & Seán Crosson(red) Bern: Peter Lang Publishing Group 2010 (reviewed by Christer Ericsson, published 120307)
Sport, Sexualities and Queer/Theory Jayne Caudwell (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2007 (reviewed by Terry Goldie, published 080917)
Sport, Technology and the Body: The Nature of Performance Tara Magdalinski Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 100901)
Sport, Violence and Society Kevin Young Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (reviewed by David Wästerfors, published 121010)
Sport and Exercise Psychology Joanne Thatcher, Melissa Day & Rachel Rahman London: Sage Publications 2011 (reviewed by Sofia Bunke, published 130409)
Sport and Neoliberalism: Politics, Consumption, and Culture David L. Andrews & Michail L. Silk (red) Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press 2012 (reviewed by Russell Holden, published 161013)
Sport and Social Capital Matthew Nicholson & Russell Hoye (red) Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann 2008 (reviewed by Thomas Persson, published 091007)
Sport and Social Exclusion: Second Edition Mike Collins & Tess Kay Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Anne Tjønndal 150305)
Sport and Society: 3rd Edition Barrie Houlihan & Dominic Malcolm (red) London: Sage Publications 2016 (Jay Coakley 170127)
Sport and Society in the Global Age Timothy Marjoribanks & Karen Farquharson Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2012 (Malcolm MacLean 160601)
Sport for all’ in new settings: A study of the Norwegian Confederation of Sports’ Sport for All projects in Tanzania in the 1980s and Zimbabwe in the 1990s Solveig Straume Oslo: Norges idrettshøgskole 2013 (Henning Eichberg 140321)
oboyle_bradburySport Governance: International Case Studies Ian O’Boyle & Trish Bradbury (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (Hallgeir Gammelsæter 150409)
Sport in Ireland, 1600-1840 James Kelly Dublin: Four Courts Press 2014 (Connie Ann Kirk 150129)
Sport Sociology: 3rd Edition Peter Craig London: Sage Publications 2016 (Jay Coakley 170127)
Sport Studies Barbara Bell London: Sage Publications 2009 (reviewed by Owe Stråhlman, published 140509)
Sport under  Communism: Behind the East German ‘Miracle’ Mike Dennis & Jonathan Grix Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2012 (reviewed by Kristian Gerner, published 121211)
Sportista: Female Fandom in the United States Andrei S. Markovits & Emily K. Albertson Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press 2012 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 140214)
Sports and Christianity: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Nick J. Watson & Andrew Parker (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Erkki Vettenniemi, published 140226)
Sports and the Racial Divide: African American and Latino Experience in an Era of Change Michael E. Lomax (red) Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi 2011 (reviewed by Halvdan Haugsbakken, published 111123)
Sports and Their Fans: The History, Economics and Culture of the Relationship Between Spectator and Sport Kevin G. Quinn Jefferson, NC: McFarland 2009 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 091111)
Sports Fans, Identity and Socialization: Exploring the Fandemonium Adam C. Earnheardt, Paul M. Haridakis & Barbara S. Hugenberg (red) Lanham, MD: Lexington Books 2010 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 121214)
Sports Heroines on Film: A Critical Study of Cinematic Women Athletes, Coaches and Owners Viridiana Lieberman Jefferson, NC: McFarland (reviewed by Susan Bandy, published 160915)
Sports History: A Practical Guide Martin Polley Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2007 (reviewed by Daniel Arvidsson, published 070418)
Sports Mania: Essays on Fandom and the Media in the 21st Century Lawrence W. Hugenberg, Paul M. Haridakis & Adam C. Earnheardt (red) Jefferson, NC: McFarland 2008 (reviewed by James R. Walker, published 090923)
Sports Officials and Officiating: Science and Practice Clare MacMahon & et al Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (reviewed by Bente Ovèdie Skogvang, published 160330)
Sports Through the Lens of Economic History Richard Pomfret & John K. Wilson (red) Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2016 (reviewed by Susanna Hedenborg, published 170301)
Striking Distance: Bruce Lee and the Dawn of Martial Arts in America Charles Russo Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press 2016 (reviewed by Brian Burmeister, published 160907)
Strong, Beautiful and Modern: National Fitness in Britain, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, 1935–1960 Charlotte Macdonald Vancouver, BC: UBC Press 2013 (reviewed by Matthew L. McDowell, published 140514)
Strong Women, Deep Closets: Lesbians and Homophobia in Sport Pat Griffin Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 1998 (reviewed by Julia Rönnbäck, published 110921)
Den svenska sporthjälten: Kontinuitet och förändring i medieberättelsen om den svenska sporthjälten från 1920-talet till idag John S. Hellström Malmö: Bokförlaget 2014 (Ansgar Molzberger 160318)
The Swimsuit: Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk Christine Schmidt Oxford: Berg Publishers 2012 (reviewed by Malcolm MacLean, published 130523)
Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Bioethical Issues Carol Levine (red) Dubuque, IA: McGraw Hill 2006 (reviewed by Lena Halldenius, published 061115)
The Temple Of Perfection: A History of the Gym Eric Chaline London: Reaktion Books 2015 (Gary Heath 151016)
piperTouch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education: Fear, risk and moral panic Heather Piper (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (Eystein Enoksen 151202)
Understanding the Sociology of Health: 3rd edition Anne-Marie Barry & Chris Yuill London: Sage Publications 2012 (by Inge Kryger Pedersen, published 130124)
The Urban Geography of Boxing: Race, Class, and Gender in the Ring Benita Heiskanen Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (by Anne Tjønndal, published 160331)
Utafor sporet?: Idrett, identiteter og regionalisme i nord [Off the beaten track: Sports, identity and regionalism in the north] Helge Chr. Pedersen & Eivind Å. Skille (red) Vallset: Oplandske Bokforlag 2016 (reviewed by Daniel Svensson, published 170209)
Violence and Racism in Football: Politics and Cultural Conflict in British Society, 1968–1998 Brett Bebber London: Pickering & Chatto 2012 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 130904)
Visions of a Better World: Football in the Cameroonian Social Imagination Bea VidacsMünster: LIT Verlag 2011 (reviewed by Peter Alegi, published 111102)
Von spielenden Soldaten und kämpfenden Athleten: Die Genese des Modernen Fünfkamps Sandra Heck Göttingen: V & R unipress 2013 (reviewed by Ansgar Molzberger, published 140924)
reislerWalk of Ages: Edward Payson Weston’s Extraordinary 1909 Trek Across America Jim Reisler Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press 2015 (reviewed by Duncan R. Jamieson, published 150917)
Why Would Anyone Do That? Lifestyle Sport in the Twenty-First Century Stephen C. Poulson New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press 2016 (reviewed by Åke Nilsén, published 170322)
Your Dieting Daughter: Antidotes Parents can Provide for Body Dissatisfaction, Excessive Dieting, and Disordered Eating Carolyn Costin Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Gisela Nyberg, published 131205)
Youth Soccer: From Science to Performance by Gareth Stratton, Thomas Reilly, A. Mark Williams & Dave Richardson London: Routledge 2004 (reviewed by Lars B. Dahlin, published 041123)
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