Topic: Action 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.


Climbing: Because It’s There Stephen E. Schmid (red) Oxford, Oxon.: Wiley Blackwell 2010 (Åke Nilsén 120125)
The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports Belinda Wheaton Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (Kalle Jonasson 170426)
Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport: Male Identity and Rock Climbing Victoria Robinson Oxford: Berg Publishers 2008 (Åke Nilsén 090606)
Extreme Landscapes of Leisure: Not a Hap-Hazardous Sport Patrick Laviolette Aldershot, Hamps.: Ashgate Publishing 2011 (Halvdan Haugsbakken 110511)
Hawk: Occupation Skateboarder Tony Hawk & Sean Mortimer New York: HarperCollins Publishers 2001 (Åsa Bäckström 080206)
Innføring i klatring Stein Tronstad Oslo: Akilles 2005 (Åke Nilsén, recension 060517)
Philosophy, Risk and Adventure Sports Mike McNamee (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2007 (Åke Nilsén 080409)
Revolt of the White Athlete: Race, Media and the Emergence of Extreme Athletes in America Kyle Kusz Bern: Peter Lang Publishing Group 2007 (Kalle Jonasson 070912)
Serious Leisure and Nature: Sustainable Consumption in the Outdoors Lee Davidson & Robert A. Stebbins Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2011 (Klas Sandell 130607)
Shooting Action Sports: The Ultimate Guide to Extreme Filmmaking Todd Grossman St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Focal Press 2008 (Marit Nybelius 091125)
Skate Life: Re-Imagining White Masculinity Emily Chivers Yochim Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 2010 (David Cardell 120125)
Skateboarding: Subcultures, sites and shifts Kara-Jane Lombard (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (Åsa Bäckström 161026)
Skateboarding, Space and the City: Architecture and the Body Iain Borden Oxford: Berg Publishers 2001 (Kalle Danielsson, recension 040323
thorpeSnowboarding Bodies in Theory and Practice Holly Thorpe Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2011 (Åsa Bäckström 150512)
Spenningssøkingens sosialitet: En sosiologisk undersøkelse av verdisystem i risikosport Tommy Langseth Oslo: Norges idrettshøgskole 2012 (Åke Nilsén 131129)
Spår: Om brädsportkultur, informella lärprocesser och identitet Åsa Bäckström Stockholm: HLS Förlag 2005 (Kalle Danielsson, recension 051102)
Surfing Life: Surface, Substructure and the Commodification of the Sublime Mark Stranger Aldershot, Hamps.: Ashgate Publishing 2011 (Åsa Bäckström 121010)
Understanding Lifestyle Sports: Consumption, Identity and Difference Belinda Wheaton (red) Oxford: Routledge (Critical Studies in Sport Series) 2004 (Kalle Danielsson, recension 050322)
Upplevelser och lärande i äventyrssport och skola Johan Arnegård Stockholm: HLS Förlag 2006 (Gunnar Breivik, recension 060830)
We Skate Hardcore: Photographs from Brooklyn’s Southside Vincent Cianni New York: New York University Press 2004 (Kalle Danielsson, recension 050606)
Why Would Anyone Do That? Lifestyle Sport in the Twenty-First Century Stephen C. Poulson New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press 2016 (Åke Nilsén 170322)
Women in Action Sport Cultures: Identity, Politics and Experience Holly Thorpe & Rebecca Olive (red) Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2016 (Åsa Bäckström 171123)
Youth Culture and Sport: Identity, Power, and Politics Michael D. Giardina & Michele K. Donnelly (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2008 (Kristin Fransson 080521)
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