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    International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 56, 2021, No. 6

    IRSS 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, as well as book and media reviews. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Social capital and health among participants in the cachibol league in Israel by Orna Baron-Epel, Deborah Kadish, Yuval Paldi, Daniel S Moran, Riki Tesler, Shiran Bord, and Edna Guttman (open access).

    A thought-provoking narration about sport as a substitute for war

    Japanese Imperialism: Politics and Sport in East Asia: Rejection, Resentment, Revanchism examines the legacies of Japanese imperialism in light of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The anthology is edited by J.A. Mangan, Peter Horton, Tianwei Ren and Gwang Ok and published by Palgrave. Professor Kristian Gerner sees this as a fine example of history writing that takes moral issues seriously.
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