Topic: Cultural aspects of sports

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Carlsson, Bo & Martin Svensson Masterchef and the ‘Sportification’ of Popular Culture… and Society (150930)
Eichberg, Henning Review Essay: Individuals? Factors? Definitions? The sociological abstraction of the body (published 2014-11-10, in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol 5, 2014)
Pedersen, Henrik & Lone Friis Thing ”Løb for livet”: En teoretisk sociologisk analyse af løbekultur (DAN 160914)

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Jönsson, Kutte Om idrott och manliga tårar (151020)
Jönsson, Kutte När Zlatan blev en den av konsthistorien (160112)

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A Companion to Sport David L. Andrews & Ben Carrington (red) Oxford, Oxon.: Wiley Blackwell 2013 (Alan Bairner 140425)
The Body and Social Theory: Third Edition Chris Shilling London: Sage Publications 2012 (Henning Eichberg 141110)
Body, town planning, and participation: The roles of young people and sport Antonio Borgogni Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä 2012 (Henning Eichberg 130307)
British Sporting Literature and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century Sharon Harrow (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (Katarina Tornborg 160908)
Critical Readings in Bodybuilding Adam Locks & Niall Richardson (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (Jesper Andreasson 140311)
Deconstructing Martial Arts Paul Bowman Cardiff: Cardiff University Press 2019 (review in English by Anne Tjønndal, published 191204)
Ethnosport: The End of Decline Alexey Kylasov Münster: Lit Verlag 2015 (Henning Eichberg 160519)
Fictional Representations of English Football and Fan Cultures: Slum sport, slum people Cyprian Piskurek London: Palgrave Macmillan 2018 (review by Arve Hjelseth, published 190531)
Football, Fandom and Consumption Oliver Brooks Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2019 (review in English by Andy Fuller, published 191218)
Football in Fiction: A History Lee McGowan Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2020 (review in English by Daniel Alsarve, published 200903)
Football Murals: A celebration of soccer’s greatest street art Andy Brassell London: Bloomsbury 2022 (review in English by Jacob Kimvall, published 230410)
Football Nation: The Playing Fields of German Culture, History, and Society Rebeccah Dawson, Bastian Heinsohn, Oliver Knabe & Alan McDougall (ed.) New York, NY: Berghahn Books 2023 (review in English by Mats Franzén, published 230615)
Gender, Sport, and the Role of Alter Ego in Roller Derby Colleen Arendt Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2019 (Greta Bladh 190312)
Helvetet tur och retur Andreas Haddad & Max Bergander Stockholm: Bladh by Bladh 2014 (Torbjörn Andersson 150925)
Hockey as Religion: The Montreal Canadians Olivier Bauer Champaign, IL: Common Ground 2011 (Tobias Stark 131001)
Immaterial Bodies: Affect, Embodiment, Mediation Lisa Blackman London: Sage Publications 2012 (Ørnulf Seippel 131015)
Kampen om idrættens kulturpolitik: Mere mening – mere skønhed Claus Bøje Hellerup: Forlaget Spring 2021 (review in Swedish by Kalle Jonasson, published 221124)
Key Concepts in Body & Society Kate Cregan London: Sage Publications 2012 (Henning Eichberg 141110)
Love Game: A History of Tennis, From Victorian Pastime to Global Phenomenon Elizabeth Wilson London: Serpent’s Tail 2014 (Hans Bolling 150123)
The Making of Sporting Cultures John Hughson Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2011 (Ørnulf Seippel 121010)
Marked Men: Sport and Masculinity in Victorian Popular Culture, 1866-1904 Shannon Rose Smith Kingston, ON.: Queen’s University 2012 (review in English by Matthew L. McDowell, published 200214)
Maximilian Stejskal: Folklig Idrott Marie-Isabel Vogel & Alan Rappaport Zürich: Edition Patrick Frey 2016 (Isak Lidström 170118)
Med kroppen ind i kulturen: Idrætshistoriske strejflys Hans Bonde, under medverkan av Stanis Elsborg Odense: Syddansk Universitetsforlag 2020 (review in Danish by Martin Friis Andersen, published 210930)
Midt i en surfertid: Den rekreative by mellem fast og flydende modernitet Klaus Eskelund Århus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag 2013 (Simon Junström 150423)
Olympic Ceremonialism and the Performance of National Character: From London 2012 to Rio 2016 Rodanthi Tzanelli Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2013 (Björn Sandahl 141204)
On the Wrong Side of the Track? East London and the Post Olympics Phil Cohen London: Lawrence & Wishart 2013 (Malcolm MacLean 141121)
Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women’s Sport Jaime Schultz Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press 2014 (Jean Williams 141120)
Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality Jennifer Hargreaves & Eric Anderson (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (review by Benjamin Moreland, published 190425)
Safeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport: International perspectives in research, policy and practice Melanie Lang & Mike Hartill (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (Lars H Gustafsson 151216)
The Same but Different: Hockey in Quebec Jason Blake & Andrew C. Holman (red) Montreal, QC: McGill-Queen’s University Press 2017 (Tobias Stark 180411)
Skateboarding: Subcultures, sites and shifts Kara-Jane Lombard (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (Åsa Bäckström 161026)
Skateboarding and Urban Landscapes in Asia: Endless Spots Duncan McDuie-Ra Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press 2021 (review in English by Mark Brooke, published 221108)
Sport, Public Broadcasting and Cultural Citizenship: Signal Lost? Jay Scherer & David Rowe (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Britt-Mari Ringfjord 140610)
Sport in Capitalist Society: A Short History Tony Collins Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (Tobias Stark 140207)
Sport in Iceland: How Small Nations Achieve International Success Vidar Halldorsson Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2017 (Eivind Å. Skille 171115)
The Olympic Games and Cultural Policy Beatriz Garcia Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (Christian Widholm 140819)
Transgender Athletes in Competitive Sport Eric Anderson & Ann Travers (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2017 (Jesper Fundberg 181123)
Transnational Sport: Gender, Media, and Global Korea Rachael Miyung Joo Durham, NC: Duke University Press 2012 (Anders Östnäs 130405)
The Visual in Sport Mike Huggins & Mike O’Mahony (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (Leif Yttergren 121206)