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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.

Sport, Education and Society, Volume 22, 2017, Issue 5

Sport, Education and Society encourages contributions from social scientists and educationalists studying the relationships between pedagogy, ‘the body’ and society as well as from all professionals with theoretical and empirical interests relating to policy, curriculum, social inclusion, equity and identity, and progressive educational development in physical activity, health and sport.

Många bra bidrag hänger i luften i redaktionssvag coaching-antologi

Paul Potrac, Wade Gilbert och Jim Denison står som redaktörer för Routledge Handbook of Sports Coaching, men de har inte satt in de 39 bidragen i handboken i ett sammanhang, vilket vår recensent Robert Svensson beklagar. Det blev en tvåsidig inledning till en 500-sidig bok.