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    Overwhelming praise for comprehensive and thought-provoking handbook

    Originally published in 2014 and edited by Jennifer Hargreaves and Eric Anderson, the Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality comprises 53 chapters penned by 68 internationally renowned sport scholars. According to our reviewer Benjamin Moreland, this perennial handbook is a vital contribution to the academic conversations surrounding gender and sexuality and a foundational read for scholars and students alike.

    Competent and comprehensive handbook charts the new sport media landscape

    Under the editorship of Andrew C. Billings & Marie Hardin, 53 contributors have collaborated to produce 31 chapters over 374 pages for the Routledge Handbook of Sport and New Media. Our reviewer is Britt-Marie Ringfjord, and she finds that the collection has aged well, being originally published in 2014, an is to this day a valuable tool for sport media scholars and students alike.

    Is sport good for us? Probing the sport and health nexus

    The alleged benefits of sports for humans, individually and collectively, is put to the test as regards its health rewards in an edited volume by Daniel Parnell & Peter Krustrup, Sport and Health: Exploring the Current State of Play (Routledge). Katarina Sjögren Forss’ review takes us through the various chapters and eventually concludes with strong recommendations.

    International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 53, 2018, No. 1

    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. 

    Leading sport and media scholars unearth the mediatization of sport mega-events

    Lawrence A. Wenner and Andrew C. Billings have gathered leading scholars in the field of sport media studies for their edited volume Sport, Media and Mega-Events (Routledge), in which each contribution takes stock of a mega-event in terms of the level of mediatization. Henk Erik Meier is our knowledgeable reviewer, and he’s impressed.

    Soccer & Society, Volume 18, 2017, Issue 7

    Soccer and Society is the first international journal devoted to the world’s most popular game. It covers all aspects of soccer globally from anthropological, cultural, economic, historical, political and sociological perspectives.

    Communication & Sport, Vol. 5, 2017, No. 5

    Communication and Sport is a cutting-edge peer-reviewed quarterly that publishes research to foster international scholarly understanding of the nexus of communication and sport that engages a broad intellectual community.

    Sport in Society, Volume 20, 2017, Issue 10

    The considerable growth of interest in commerce, media and politics and their relationship to sport in international academia has resulted in academics in various disciplines 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.

    Slim volume that puts olympic media in new light

    Eurosport, owned by Discovery, will be exclusive multiplatform broadcast supplier in Europe of 2018–2024 Olympic Games. Given that, suggests Erik Meier, The Global Impact of Olympic Media at London 2012 by Andrew C. Billings & Marie C. Hardin (eds.) from Routledge is welcome, and important, reading.

    Uppfriskande och nytänkande om idrott och medier i ett globalt perspektiv

    Marit Stub Nybelius recenserar forumbloggaren David Rowes Global Media Sport: Flows, Forms and Futures, som kom i pocketutgåva för ett och ett halvt år sedan. Rowe bryter nya vägar, menar vår recensent, han presenterar nya insikter, han diskuterar och problematiserar.
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