Topic: Critique of sports

The topical pages gather articles, book reviews and other material from about a particular topic of sport studies, such as ”action sports”, “sport history”, “gender, sex and sports” or “tennis”. The topical page contains links to published texts relevant to the topic in question.


Book reviews

Bodily Democracy: Towards a Philosophy of Sport For All Henning Eichberg Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2010 (Kalle Jonasson 101215)
Body, town planning, and participation: The roles of young people and sport Antonio Borgogni Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä 2012 (Henning Eichberg 130307)
Capitalism and Sport: Politics, Protest, People and Play Michael Lavalette (red) London: Bookmarks Publication 2013 (Russell Holden 140923)
Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Games Jules Boykoff Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Christian Widholm 131210)
Children and Organised Sport Kate Alexander & Anne Stafford Edinburgh: Dunedin Academic Press 2011 (Karin Redelius 130906)
The Decadent Sportsman Medlar Lucan & Durian Gray Satry, Cambs.: Deadalus Press 2013 (Malcolm MacLean 140516)
Ethnosport: The End of Decline Alexey Kylasov Münster: Lit Verlag 2015 (Henning Eichberg 160519)
Foul Play: What’s Wrong with Sports Joe Humphreys Cambridge, Cambs.: Icon Books 2008 (Lars-Erik Alkvist 100127)
The Global Football League: Transnational Networks, Social Movements and Sport in the New Media Age Peter Millward Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2011 (David Holt Olsen 130131)
lojohanssonJag tvivlar på idrotten Ivar Lo-Johansson Malmö: Arx Förlag 2014 (Birger Hedén 150611)
Marxism, Cultural Studies and Sport Ben Carrington & Ian McDonald (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 (Mats Greiff 100217)
Midt i en surfertid: Den rekreative by mellem fast og flydende modernitet Klaus Eskelund Århus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag 2013 (Simon Junström 150423)
Olympic Games, Mega-Events and Civil Societies: Globalization, Environment, Resistance Graeme Hayes & John Karamichas (red) Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2012 (Simon Junström 130218)
Oprøret i parken: Dansk idræt under hagekorsets tegn Hans Bonde Odense: Syddansk Universitetsforlag 2008 (Mickael Möller 100217)
Out of Left Field: Social Inequality and Sports Gamal Abdel-Shehid & Nathan Kalman-Lamb Black Point, Nova Scotia: Fernwood Publishing 2011 (Russell Holden 131124)
The Palgrave Handbook of Olympic Studies Helen Jefferson Lenskyj & Stephen Wagg (red) Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2012 (Jon Helge Lesjø 130319)
Playing on the Periphery: Sport, Identity and Memory Tara Brabazon Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2006 (Helena Tolvhed 100331)
lang_hartillSafeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport: International perspectives in research, policy and practice Melanie Lang & Mike Hartill (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (Lars H Gustafsson 151216)
Soccer vs. the State: Tackling Football and Radical Politics Gabriel Kuhn Oakland, CA: PM Press 2011 (Matti Goksøyr 111102)
Spela vidare: En antologi om vad som får unga att fortsätta idrotta Johan R. Norberg et al Stockholm: Centrum för idrottsforskning 2013 (Jonny Hjelm 130911)
Sport, Theory and Social Problems: A Critical Introduction Eric Anderson Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2010 (David Hoff 111012)
Sport, Violence and Society Kevin Young Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (David Wästerfors 121010)
Sport in Capitalist Society: A Short History Tony Collins Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (Tobias Stark 140207)
Sport og etik: En moralfilosofisk analyse af sporten Rasmus Bysted Møller Århus: Aarhus Universitet 2013 (Gunnar Breivik 140411)
Sport og etik: En moralfilosofisk analyse af sporten Rasmus Bysted Møller Århus: Aarhus Universitet 2013 (Henning Eichberg 140411)
Statens stöd till idrotten: Uppföljning 2012 Johan R. Norberg Stockholm: Centrum för idrottsforskning 2013 (Jonny Hjelm 130911)
Så funkar ungdomsfotboll: Om gemenskap och konflikter i världens roligaste sport Fredrik Sundqvist Solna: Svenska FotbollFörlaget 2013 (Thomas Westerberg 140905)
Är idrott nyttigt? En antologi om idrott och samhällsnytta Johan Hvenmark (red) Stockholm: SISU Idrottsböcker 2012 (Johan Carlsson 141001)


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