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Soccer & Society, Volume 20, 2019, Issue 7–8: Moments, Metaphors, Memories: Defining Events in the History of Soccer
Soccer a.k.a (association) 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. Soccer & Society is the first international journal devoted to the game of soccer, aims to focus on the game in the context of a more global world.
Kath Woodward is a leading British sociologist of sport, with boxing as a special field of interest. Her latest contribution in this field of study is Globalizing Boxing (Bloomsbury), which is reviewed by Anne Tjønndal, PhD student and herself an avid amateur boxer. This is a good read, contends our reviewer, and not only for fans of boxing.
Helena Tolvhed recenserar en av flitiga Kath Woodwards böcker 2012, Sex Power and the Games i Routledges serie Genders and Sexualities in the Social Sciences. Ojämn bok med teoretiska toppar i något kapitel och i andra illa genomförda empiriska studier.