"Gertrud Pfister" tag

The Sum Less Than the Parts

The title of the anthology The Ethics of Sport: Essential Readings, edited by Arthur L. Caplan & Brendan Parent (Oxford University Press), is essentially a misnomer, according to our reviewer, Shawn Klein. The collected journal articles deal only occasionally with ethics, and the book’s purpose and audience is basically unclear. Some contributions, though, are worthy of the title.

Leisure Studies, Volume 36, 2017, Issue 4

Leisure Studies is the journal of the Leisure Studies Association. The emphasis of the journal is on theoretically informed critical analyses within the social sciences and humanities of the wide range of topics that constitute leisure as a subject field – including the arts, tourism, cultural, informal and virtual activities, urban and rural recreation, sport, media and physical activities.

Sport in Society, Volume 20, 2017, Issue 9

The considerable growth of interest in commerce, media and politics and their relationship to sport in international academia has resulted in academics in various disciplines writing about sport. Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life.

Sport in Society, Volume 20, 2017, Issue 8

The considerable growth of interest in commerce, media and politics and their relationship to sport in international academia has resulted in academics in various disciplines writing about sport. Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life.

Läsvärd antologi som håller mer än titeln lovar

Jonny Hjelm har läst antologin Women, Soccer and Transnational Migration (Routledge), sammanställd av Sine Agergaard och Nina Clara Tiesler. Hans kunniga och kritiska recension påvisar förvisso smärre brister, men totalt sett är detta en bok som innehåller mycket och viktig information på ett ganska blygsamt omfång.

Festschrift till Kari Fasting, ovillig pensionär

Helena Tolvhed recenserar Gender and Sport: Changes and Challenges, en Festschrift, sammanställd av Gertrud Pfister och Mari Kristin Sisjord, tillägnad den internationellt framstående norska idrottsforskaren Kari Fasting med anledning av hennes “pensionering”.

Turnen, Sokol och Bukh på export

Pia Lundquist Wanneberg Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, Stockholm  Gertrud Pfister (red) Gymnastics, A Transatlantic Movement: From Europe to America 179 sidor, inb. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2011 (Sport in the Global Society: Historical Perspectives) ISBN 978-0-415-58703-7 Syftet med…

Om islams idrotts- och kvinnosyn

  Tansin Benn, Gertud Pfister & Haifaa Jawad (red) Muslim Women and Sport 278 sidor, inb. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2010 (International Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport) ISBN 978-0-415-49076-4 Recension av Dagmar Dahl, Högskolen i Finnmark. Gå…

Klarsynt och chosefritt

Tobias Stark Idrottsvetenskap, Linnéuniversitetet  Gerald R. Gems & Gertrud Pfister Understanding American Sports 440 sidor, hft., ill. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 ISBN 978-0-415-44365-4 Ett tydligt riktmärke för idrottsvetenskapens framryckning inom universitetsvärlden är det snabbt växande…

Internationell kvinnofotboll – bakgrundsteckning och problemorientering

Ingela Kolfjord Hälsa och samälle, Malmö högskola Fan Hong & J. A. Mangan Soccer, Women, Sexual Liberation – Kicking Off a New Era 272 sid, hft. London: Frank Cass 2004 Ännu en välkommen…