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Journal of Sport & Social Issues Vol. 39, No. 5, October 2015

Journal of Sport and Social Issues (JSSI) brings you the latest research, discussion and analysis on contemporary sport issues. Using an international, interdisciplinary perspective, JSSI examines today’s most pressing and far-reaching questions about sport.

Call for Participation: Re-Imagining (the) Olympics. Workshop, Sept. 2, 2014

Re-Imagining (the) Olympics Tuesday 2nd September 2014 Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom The Olympic and Paralympic Games are a globalised phenomenon. The Games are a multi-billion dollar industry, a mega event, a showcase…

Theme of the Month from Routledge in October: All 2013 Topics Revisited

Routledge is taking a look back at its Themes of the Month in 2013 and giving us ll access to the entire collection for freefor one month only! Click here for your last chance…

New report Women in the Olympic and Paralympic Games: An Analysis of Participation and Leadership Opportunities

SHARP, the Sport, Health and Activity Research and Policy Center for Women and Girls, was established in 2010 as a new partnership between the Women’s Sports Foundation and U-M’s School of Kinesiology and the…

Sociology of Sport Journal Volume 30, Issue 1, March 2013

Articles Parkour, Masculinity, and the City Jeffrey L. Kidder Who’s In and Who Is Out? Legitimate Bodies Within the Paralympic Games David E.J. Purdue, P. David Howe Saving Lives With Soccer and Shoelaces:…

Veckans Routledge-tema: Oscar Pistorius

Routledge har skapat en temasida där man samlar artiklar och böcker ut förlagets omfattande idrottsforskningsutgivning kring ett visst tema. Known as the “”Blade Runner“” and “”the fastest man on no legs,”” Oscar Pistorius, who…