"Dominic Malcolm" tag

Leading sport and media scholars unearth the mediatization of sport mega-events

Lawrence A. Wenner and Andrew C. Billings have gathered leading scholars in the field of sport media studies for their edited volume Sport, Media and Mega-Events (Routledge), in which each contribution takes stock of a mega-event in terms of the level of mediatization. Henk Erik Meier is our knowledgeable reviewer, and he’s impressed.

Two text books on the sociology of sport that probably work best together

In this original review for idrottsforum.org, Jay Coakley takes on two introductory textbooks in the sociology of sport, Sport Sociology by Peter Craig and Sport and Society, edited by Barrie Houlihan & Dominic Malcolm (both Sage Publications). His critical analysis from the point of view of the academic teacher leads him to a well-argued conclusions that will be rewarding reading for teachers as well as for the respective author/editors.

Intressant som kunskapsbank, men provokativ utifrån ett nordiskt perspektiv

På självaste Världshälsodagen publicerar vi Suzanne Lundvalls kritiskt granskande recension av antologin Health and Elite Sport: Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?, sammanställd av Joseph Baker, Parissa Safai & Jessica Fraser-Thomas (Routledge). Boken ger ett nordamerikanskt perspektiv på idrott och idrottsutövande.

Många referenser men lite nerv i ny idrottssociologisk introduktionsbok

Dominic Malcolms introduktionsbok i idrottssociologi från 2012, Sport and Sociology, recenseras av Lars-Erik Alkvist som gläds åt 26 sidor referenser men tycker att just katalogisering präglar boken alltför mycket.

Dominic Malcolm on cricket:
Seminal work of immense sociological and historical relevance

We asked Russell Holden, who knows a thing or two about cricket, for a review of Dominic Malcolm’s latest work, Globalizing Cricket: Englishness, Empire and Identity , and his informed reading finds “immense relevance”.

Idrottssociologi i Norberts anda

Torbjörn Andersson Idrottsvetenskap, Lärarutbildningen, Malmö högskola Eric Dunning Dominic Malcolm Ivan Waddington Sport Histories: Figurational Studies of the Development of Modern Sport 216 sid, inb. London: Routledge 2004 INOM IDROTTSSOCIOLOGISK TEORIBILDNING finns väl egentligen endast en…