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Albeit an ample introduction to outdoor studies, its plenitude is overwhelming

At times, Daniel Svensson felt he needed a handbook of reviewing handbooks when working on his review of Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince & Karla A. Henderson (eds.) (Routledge). However, he managed very well without one, and here is his review to prove it.

Med kultur som förstoringsglas: Anglosfäriska texter om kvinnor och ”action”-sport

I antologin Women in Action Sport Cultures: Identity, Politics and Experience diskuterar redaktörerna Holly Thorpe och Rebecca Olive tillsammans med ytterligare 27 bidragsgivare de utmaningar kvinnor står inför i samtidens idrottskulturer. Sveriges ledande actionsportkulturforskare Åsa Bäckström, som ogillar ”action” men gillar ”kultur”, är vår recensent.

Sport, Education and Society, Volume 22, 2017, Issue 8

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.

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.

Brädsporten drar in i den vetenskapliga världens finrum

I antologin Skateboarding: Subcultures, sites and shifts (Routledge) har redaktören Kara-Jane Lombard samlat dryga dussinet bidrag från gamla och nya skateboardforskare. Åsa Bäckström, som väl får räknas till pionjärerna på området, i alla fall inom svensk forskning, har läst en inte invändningsfri men ändå ambitiös och värdefull samling artiklar.