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Book reviews

A Companion to Sport David L. Andrews & Ben Carrington (red) Oxford, Oxon.: Wiley Blackwell 2013 (140425)
Social Sciences in Sport Joseph Maguire (red) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2014 (140930)
Playing for Change: The Continuing Struggle for Sport and Recreation Russell Field (ed.) Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press 2016 (160928)
Sport as a Means of Responding to Social Problems: Rationales of Government, Welfare and Social Change David Ekholm Linköping: Linköping University 2016 (171122)
Sport and Modernity Richard Gruneau Cambridge, Cambs.: Polity Press 2017 (180904)
No Slam Dunk: Gender, Sport, and the Unevenness of Social Change Cheryl Cooky & Mike A. Messner New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press 2018 (190409)
Case Studies in Sport Socialisation Mark Brooke Champaign, IL: Common Ground 2019 (190903)
Sport, Alcohol and Social Inquiry: A Global Cocktail Sarah Gee (red) Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing 2020 (201119)
Social Innovation in Sport Anne Tjønndal (ed.) London: Palgrave Macmillan 2021 (210903)
Research Handbook on Sport and Society Elizabeth C.J. Pike (ed.) Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2021 (211214)
The Professionalisation of Women’s Sport: Issues and Debates Ali Bowes & Alex Culvin (eds.) Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing 2021 (220608)


An urgent call for clarity regarding England Rugby’s injury claims (with Joe Piggin, ENG 170523)
Women, War and Sport: The Battle of the 2019 Solheim Cup | A Summary (with Ali Bowes, Stuart Whigham & Niamh Kitching, ENG 201112)