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    Sport in History, Volume 41, 2021, Issue 4

    Sport in History encourages the study of sport to illuminate broader historical issues and debates. Includes an extensive reviews section, an annual compendium of sports-related accessions to British archives and a 'Sport in Public History' section. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ‘Frae Land o’ Lakes to land o’ Cakes’: curling, Scotland, Sweden, and historical undercurrents by Matthew L. McDowell.

    Between cultures in twenty-first century Ireland

    In Youth Sport, Migration and Culture: Two football teams and the changing face of Ireland (Routledge), Max Mauro looks closely at young people’s leisure practices in multi-ethnic contexts, and at issues of inclusion in relation to public discourses around ‘national identity’ and immigration. We asked Dilwyn Porter to read Mauro’s book, and he has written a knowledgeable and appreciative review that shows Mauro’s efforts to be insightful and recommendable.

    Engaged and thoroughly engaging about Irish sports on film

    Gaelic games, including Gaelic football, hurling, Gaelic handball and rounders, are the most popular sports played in Ireland, and form an important part of Irish cultural identity. In his book Gaelic Games on Film: From silent films to Hollywood hurling, horror and the emergence of Irish cinema (Cork University Press), Seán Crosson traces the Gaelic games through a hundred years of filmic representation, a journey that our reviewer Dilwyn Porter found most enjoyable.

    Life stories of seemingly uninteresting athletes offer a deeper understanding of the conditions that formed modern sport in Britain and Europe

    Dave Day’s edited collection from 2011, Sporting Lives (MMU Institute for Performance Research) originates from a Sporting Lives symposium hosted by MMU Cheshire, and must be considered a modern sport history classic. John S. Hellström is our reviewer, and he finds the sum of the parts to be most rewarding, even though some individual contributions are highly readable. Shame, though, that only one of eleven chapters is written about a women.

    Soccer & Society, Volume 21, 2020, Issue 7

    Football, the most popular mass spectator sport in the world, has become a major social phenomenon since the late nineteenth century. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: POLITICAL SOCIALIZATION AND THE COACH-CREATED EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF COMPETITIVE GAMES: THE CASE OF GRASSROOTS YOUTH SOCCER IN SWEDEN by Erik Johan Anders Andersson.

    Sport in Society, Volume 23, 2020, Issue 8: Sport and Education in Ireland

    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: LISTENING TO THE VOICES OF TEACHERS: PRIMARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN IRELAND by Frances Murphy & Eileen McEvoy.

    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 35, 2018, Issue 7–8: Sport and Entrepreneurship

    The International Journal of the History of Sport is the world’s leading sport history academic periodical with fully-refereed global coverage of the subject. As well as regular issues, the IJHS also offers regionally-focused issues on the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East, and special issues each year on significant topics and themes.

    Sport in History, Volume 39, 2019, Issue 1

    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.

    Sport in History, Volume 38, 2018, Issue 3

    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.

    Sport in Society, Volume 21, 2018, Issue 9

    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.
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