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    Scholarly texts on women and sport

    Women and Sport is a unique initiative to publish scholarly knowledge about women's sports. The project began back in 2011, and in the fall of 2014, a large number of scientific texts on various aspects of women's sports have been published.

    Free access: Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games Collection from Routledge

    To celebrate the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, we are offering free access to selected articles and a 20% discount on related Routledge books! This campaign spotlights aspects specific to the Winter Games, such as sustainability and climate change, in addition to the usual focuses of Olympic and Paralympic research such as volunteering, tourism, impact, legacy,and the planning and bidding process. Explore the collection for free until the end...

    Theme of the Month from Routledge: Sexuality in Sport. A Free Article Collection

    To mark LGBT history month this February, we are offering a range of discussion articles on sexuality in sport & leisure. The collection is timely, given recent news coverage on male elite athletes ‘coming out’, the Football v Homophobia campaign and the on-going debate about laws banning ‘homosexual propaganda’ in Russia, the host country of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. LGBT...

    Theme of the Month from Routledge: Cycling

    What does cycling mean to you? The modern world has never been more engaged with cycling, and to celebrate the popularity of the bike we have created a collection of articles, special issues and books from the past 5 years, with subthemes covering Cycling in the City, Planning for Cycling, Sustainable Transport, Cycling for Leisure, Competitive Cycling, Improving Performance, Scientific Research...

    New report from KU Leuven: Part 2 of What brings people into the soccer stadium?

    We would like to draw your attention to the report What brings people into the soccer stadium? (Part 2) The case of Portugal from a marketing perspective (Sport Policy & Management report No. 19). The SPM19 report analyses the factors influencing live attendance at soccer games in Portugal, based on an online survey collecting data from 2184 respondents. Marketing implications for...

    Theme of the Month from Routledge in December: Cricket

    Welcome to the final theme of the month where we take a look at cricket in the midst of the 2013-14 Ashes, offering free access to selected articles and a 20% discount on related Routledge books. This campaign spotlights aspects specific to cricket, such as Coaching and Psychology, History and Philosophy, Science and Technology, Sociology and Culture, and Tourism and Events. And what's more...

    Research Report: Sport & Peace: Mapping the Field by Sarah J. Hillyer et.al.

    Supported by a partnership between Generations For Peace and the Georgetown University Masters of Arts Programme in Conflict Resolution, this report highlights findings from a one-year international mapping project conducted to identify promising practices in the design, implementation, and evaluation of Sport for Peace programmes. Sarah Hillyer served as the 2011 HM King Abdullah II of Jordan Generations For...

    Birkbeck Sport Business Centre Research Papers, with online open access

    The Birkbeck Sports Business Centre launched a Research Paper Series in September 2008. The purpose of the series is to provide a forum for critical discussion on the key challenges facing the sports business. On the editorial board are Mr Sean Hamil, Dr Linda Trenberth and Dr Geoff Walters. The latest Paper is "The Impact of Economic Growth on the Competitiveness...

    Theme of the Month from Routledge in November: Racism in Sport

    Racial and ethnic tensions and their place in the new globalised, sporting environment are subjects of considerable academic inquiry. Routledge has a substantial volume of literature in this area and they have gathered the key articles and books into one place for you. The collection covers topics such as racial harassment, race and cultural/social exclusion, accidental racism, immigrants in sport and more, across...

    Theme of the Month from Routledge in October: All 2013 Topics Revisited

    Routledge is taking a look back at its Themes of the Month in 2013 and giving us ll access to the entire collection for freefor one month only! Click here for your last chance to enjoy these collections. The themes so far this year have been: Rugby, tailored to the Six Nations; Sport, Physical Activity and Health, in support of World Cancer Day; Women in Sport, in support...
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