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    Needs more methodology and more sports history to live up to its title

    The anthology «Methodology in Sports History», edited by Wray Vamplew and Dave Day (Routledge) seemed to be just what the supervisor ordered for a Ph.D. student at a crucial point in the dissertation process. For our reviewer Robert Svensson, however, it was somewhat of a disappointment. The book confuses method with methodology, and deals more with history in general than with sport history.

    This book performs a vital service for critical sport scholars

    “As manna from heaven”; that is one way of describing the arrival to the book stores of Sport, Protest and Globalisation: Stopping Play edited by Jon Dart and Stephen Wagg (Palgrave Macmillan). Our reviewer is Russell Holden, and besides noting a couple of omissions, he is thoroughly pleased, nay, enthusiastic over this anthology and its critical stance in relation to sports.

    Sport in History, Volume 37, 2017, Issue 2

    Sport in History is a history journal that publishes original, archivally-based research on the history of sport, leisure and recreation. The journal encourages the study of sport to illuminate broader historical issues and debates. Includes an extensive reviews section.

    Disparat men belysande om idrottshistorisk kvinnoforskning

    Susanna Hedenborg Institutionen för idrottsvetenskap, Malmö högskola Carol A. Osborne & Fiona Skillen (red) Women in Sports History 142 sidor, inb. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2011 ISBN 978-0-415-61907-3 Redaktörerna Carol A Osborne och Fiona Skillen inleder bokenWomen in sports history med att försöka ringa in ett forskningsfält och diskutera varför frågor som handlar om kvinnor inom idrotten eller genus och idrott varit relativt osynliga inom brittisk idrottshistorisk forskning. Inte heller har...
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