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    Journal of Sport History, Volume 44, 2017, Number 3

    The Journal of Sport History is published three times a year by the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH). The purpose of NASSH is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study and research and writing of the history of sport, and to support and cooperate with local, national, and international organizations having the same purposes.

    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.

    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.

    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 34, 2017, Issue 5–6 | Aspiration and Reflection: Sport Historians on Sport History

    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.

    Two text books on the sociology of sport that probably work best together

    In this original review for idrottsforum.org, Jay Coakley takes on two introductory textbooks in the sociology of sport, Sport Sociology by Peter Craig and Sport and Society, edited by Barrie Houlihan & Dominic Malcolm (both Sage Publications). His critical analysis from the point of view of the academic teacher leads him to a well-argued conclusions that will be rewarding reading for teachers as well as for the respective author/editors.

    Ambitiös forskning om kvinnors idrottsutövande i Storbritannien

    Idrottshistorikern Therese Nordlund Edvinsson har läst Women, Sport and Modernity in Interwar Britain av Fiona Skillen, om kvinnornas inträde i idrottens värld i Storbritannien efter första världskriget. Ett viktigt bidrag, menar vår recensent.

    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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