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Academics in various disciplines are writing about sport. Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: When women surf the world’s biggest waves: breaking gender barriers by Anne Schmitt & Anaïs Bohuon.
Annals of Leisure Research is aimed at an international readership and seeks theoretical or applied articles which cover any topic within the broad area of leisure studies. Click below for full ToC with links to abstracts. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: The juggernaut effect: community resistance and the politics of urban motor-racing events by Patricia Claudette Johnson, Christine Everingham & Phoebe Everingham.
Mental health issues among elite sports performers are finally being talked about quite openly; Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka are the latest examples. Mental illness is indeed a thorny issue, and it is being thoroughly scrutinized from the sociological perspective in Michael Atkinson’s edited volume Sport, Mental Illness, and Sociology (Emerald Publishing) by a number of leading sport sociological scholars. Our reviewer Frida Wågan has read an important contribution to the field.
The International Journal of Event and Festival Management advances knowledge in the field of events management and enhances the uptake of such knowledge by academics in the field. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Antecedents and consequences of satisfaction among participants in health-affiliated charity sport events by Meungguk Park, Taeho Yoh, David J. Shonk.
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, Volume 11, 2019, Issue 3: Tourism and the Night
The Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure & Events provides a critical focus on a variety of policy debates relating to the tourism, leisure and events sectors. Such policy debates will encompass economic, social, cultural, political and environmental perspectives.
Fifty-five years after the original publication of C. L. R. James’s influential work comes Marxism, Colonialism, and Cricket: C. L. R. James’s Beyond a Boundary, edited by David Featherstone, Christopher Gair, Christian Høgsbjerg & Andrew Smith (Duke University Press). Our appreciative reviewer Russell Holden suggests that the two volumes will benefit from being read as companions.
Leisure Studies is the journal of the Leisure Studies Association. The emphasis of the journal is on theoretically informed critical analyses within the social sciences and humanities of the wide range of topics that constitute leisure as a subject field – including the arts, tourism, cultural, informal and virtual activities, urban and rural recreation, sport, media and physical activities.