"Thomas Fletcher" tag

Stimulating exploration of the complexities of sex-integrated sport

To promote gender equality in sport, is sex integrated sports the way to go? Food for thoughts on this topic is provided in Sex Integration in Sport and Physical Culture: Promises and Pitfalls, edited by Channon, Dashper, Fletcher & Lake (Routledge). Our reviewer is Mark Brooke, whose thinking on the matter was greatly stimulated by the various contributions in this volume.

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.

Core aspects of sport and inequality penetrated in rich anthology

The anthology Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Sport and Leisure, edited by Katherine Dashper and Thomas Fletcher, argues that modern sport remains a site of exclusionary practices that operate on a number of levels. Our reviewer is Anne Tjønndal.