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    Sport and alcohol – two popular social lubricants in a sticky relationship

    Sport and alcohol go way back in sport history, hand in hand. Drink manufacturers sponsor sport, sports people drink and endorse various alcoholic beverages. Is it a sort of symbiosis? Anyway, it’s been the subject of a number of academic studies, the latest being a collected volume by Sarah Gee, Sport, Alcohol and Social Inquiry: A Global Cocktail (Emerald), which is reviewed here by Alan Bairner – and “there could have been few better choices”.

    International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 53, 2018, No. 6

    The International Review for the Sociology of Sport is a peer reviewed academic journal. Its main purpose is to disseminate research and scholarship on sport throughout the international academic community. The journal publishes research articles of varying lengths, from standard length research papers to shorter reports and commentary, as well as book and media reviews. 

    OL og politikk: To bøker, mange perspektiver

    Jon Helge Lesjø recenserar två antologier om olympiska spelen, The ‘Olympic and Paralympic’ Effect on Public Policy av Daniel Bloyce & Andy Smith (red), och Delivering Olympic and Elite Sport in a Cross Cultural Context: From Beijing to London av Fan Hong & Lu Zhouziang (red), båda utgivna av Routledge.
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