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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: THE ‘BOY SCOUTS’ AND ‘BAD BOYS’ OF SKATEBOARDING: A THEMATIC ANALYSIS OF THE BONES BRIGADE by Indigo Willing, Ben Green & Adele Pavlidis.
Football, the most popular mass spectator sport in the world, has become a major social phenomenon since the late nineteenth century. Through the social prism of soccer, scholars across the world have tended to understand various aspects of life. Editor’s pick from the current issue: IDENTIFICATION WITH THE WOMEN’S NATIONAL SOCCER IN GERMANY: DO GENDER ROLE ORIENTATIONS MATTER? by Henk Erik Meier, Mara Konjer & Bernd Strauß.
Venice, Barcelona, Amsterdam – popular places badly hit by the tourism plague. This problem, in the sporting context, is addressed in a new compilation by Brent Moyle, Tom Hinch & James Higham, Sport Tourism and Sustainable Destinations (Routledge), where focus is on destination management and sustainability. Aage Radmann is our reviewer, and he recognizes the book as an important contribution to the field.
Sport, Business and Management serves to promote the development of a coherent, high-quality body of work in sport, business and management, an area that has until now been largely overlooked by academia despite being one of the few industries to warrant its own daily section in most newspapers.