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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: CAN CELEBRITY ATHLETES BURST THE ECHO CHAMBER BUBBLE? THE CASE OF LEBRON JAMES AND LADY GAGA by Tsahi Hayat, Yair Galily, and Tal Samuel-Azran.
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.
NEW BOOK REVIEW | The edited volume Sport and Physical Activity across the Life Span: Critical Perspectives by Rylee A. Dionigi & Michael Gard (Palgrave Macmillan) offers critical perspectives on the axiomatic Sport for All credo – that sport is also Good for all. Mark Brooke finds much to praise in this collection of myth-busting essays.
Om en av de mörkaste av idrottens baksidor handlar Melanie Langs och Mike Hartills antologi Safeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport: International perspectives in research, policy and practice (Routledge). Lars H. Gustafsson tycker att detta är en central fråga för idrotten, och att boken erbjuder uppfriskande läsning om ett svårt och komplext område.