Topic: Human geography and sport

The topical pages gather articles, book reviews and other material from about a particular topic of sport studies, such as ”action sports”, “sport history”, “gender, sex and sports” or “tennis”. The topical page contains links to published texts relevant to the topic in question.



Book reviews

Critical Geographies of Sport: Space, power and sport in global perspective Natalie Koch (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2017 (Karin Book 170908)
Cycling: A Sociology of Vélomobility Peter Cox Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2019 (review in English by Duncan Jamieson, published 191016)
Mega-Events and Globalization: Capital and spectacle in a changing world order Richard Gruneau & John Horne (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2017 (Christian Tolstrup Jensen 181129)
Sites of Sport: Space, Place, Experience Patricia Vertinsky & John Bale (red) London: Frank Cass Publishers 2004 (Jan Ove Tangen 050208)
The Social Geography of Healthy Aging: The Importance of Place and Space Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha & Karin Volkwein-CaplanMaidenhead, Berks.: Meyer & Meyer Sport 2012 (Josefin Eman 140522)
Sport in the Pacific: Colonial and Postcolonial Consequences C. Richard King (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Hans Bolling 181220)
Sports Geography (2nd ed.) John Bale London: Routledge 2003 (Annika Eliasson 031209)
The Urban Geography of Boxing: Race, Class, and Gender in the Ring Benita Heiskanen Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (Anne Tjønndal 160331)
Urban Politics of a Sporting Mega Event: Legitimacy and Legacy of Euro 2012 in Anthropological Perspective Malgorzata Zofia Kowalska London: Palgrave Macmillan 2017 (review in English by Christian Tolstrup Jensen, published 191002)