Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science Volume 2, Issue 3, December 2013

Special Issue: New Scholarship in Japan Sport Studies


Editorial introduction to the special issue: new scholarship in Japan sport studies
William W. Kelly
Pages: 141-145
DOI: 10.1080/21640599.2014.882613

Envisioning the amateur masses: the Sports Purification Movement and the fashioning of middle-class identity in leisure at Tokyo Imperial University
Jamyung Choi
Pages: 146-160
DOI: 10.1080/21640599.2013.853477

The popularization of Japanese ‘samurai baseball’ (Bushidō yakyū) in Taiwan during the Japanese colonial period
Sheng-Lung Lin & Yuchi Chang
Pages: 161-172
DOI: 10.1080/21640599.2013.876841

Sporting disability: official representations of the disabled athlete at Tokyo’s 1964 Paralympics
Dennis J. Frost
Pages: 173-186
DOI: 10.1080/21640599.2013.853478

Bodies steeped in stew: sport, tradition and the bodies of the sumo wrestler
R. Kenji Tierney
Pages: 187-197
DOI: 10.1080/21640599.2013.853479

A miraculous revitalization of Japan? A comparative analysis of the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games, the failed 2016 host city bid and the successful 2020 bid
Shuying Yuan
Pages: 198-213
DOI: 10.1080/21640599.2013.861665

Book Reviews 

Fighting scholars: habitus and ethnographies of martial arts and combat sports
Dominic Malcolm
Pages: 214-216
DOI: 10.1080/21640599.2013.876843

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