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Journal of Sport History, Volume 46, 2019, Number 1: Sun, Surf, and Toned Bodies: California’s Impact on the History of Sport and Leisure
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.
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, Volume 11, 2019, Issue 2: WADA at 20: Progress and Challenges
The International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics aims to publish articles that address all aspects of sport policy irrespective of academic discipline. Articles that adopt a multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary or comparative approach are particularly welcome.
Sport, Ethics and Philosophy publishes high quality articles from a wide variety of philosophical traditions, and is particularly open to essays of applied philosophy that engage with issues or practice, policy and scholarship concerning the nature and values of sports.
The sub-disciplines sport history and philosophy of sport join forces to enhance our understanding of the phenomenon of modern sport
This is an important and successful attempt at an holistic approach to sport studies by merging historical and philosophical perspectives, says our reviewer Gunnar Breivik about History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity by R. Scott Kretchmar, Mark Dyreson, Matthew P. Llewellyn and John Gleaves (Human Kinetics).
Olympic amateurism from de Coubertin to Samaranch: A story of professionalization and commercialization
The rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism by Matthew P. Llewellyn and John Gleaves (University of Illinois Press) captures the history of the Olympic Games through the development of Rule 26, the Olympic amateurism rule. Our reviewer is Susan J. Rayl, and she considers this an “excellent scholarly book that should grace the libraries of Olympic and sport historians”.
Björn Sandahl har läst två Routledge-antologier, A Global History of Doping in Sport: Drugs, Policy, and Politics av John Gleaves & Thomas M. Hunt (red) och Anti-doping: Policy and Governance av Barrie Houlihan & Mike McNamee (red). En del bra bidrag, tycker vår recensent, men varför har dessa två gamla tidskriftsnummer publicerats som böcker, rakt av?