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    Sport in Society, Volume 21, 2018, Issue 11

    The considerable growth of interest in commerce, media and politics and their relationship to sport in international academia has resulted in academics in various disciplines writing about sport. 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.

    Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, Volume 10, 2018, Issue 2: Equality and Diversity in the Professional Planned Events Industry

    The Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure & Events provides a critical focus on a variety of policy debates relating to the tourism, leisure and events sectors. Such policy debates will encompass economic, social, cultural, political and environmental perspectives.

    ”Greit hvis man er litt interessert, dumt hvis man virkelig er interessert”

    Social och ekonomisk ojämlikhet ökar i ett globalt perspektiv, och i rättan tid utkommer en ny antologi från Routledge, Sport, Leisure and Social Justice, sammanställd av Jonathan Long, Thomas Fletcher & Beccy Watson. Ørnulf Seippel har läst den med blandade känslor, men slutintrycket är att många läsare kan hitta något nytt och framåtsyftande.

    Stimulating exploration of the complexities of sex-integrated sport

    To promote gender equality in sport, is sex integrated sports the way to go? Food for thoughts on this topic is provided in Sex Integration in Sport and Physical Culture: Promises and Pitfalls, edited by Channon, Dashper, Fletcher & Lake (Routledge). Our reviewer is Mark Brooke, whose thinking on the matter was greatly stimulated by the various contributions in this volume.

    Two new books shed light on the relationship between humans and horses

    Susanna Hedenborg has read two important new books on the human–horse relationship, Becoming Centaur: Eighteenth-Century Masculinity and English Horsemanship by Monica Mattfeld (Pennsylvania State University Press), and Human–Animal Relationships in Equestrian Sport and Leisure by Katherine Dashper (Routledge).

    Core aspects of sport and inequality penetrated in rich anthology

    The anthology Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Sport and Leisure, edited by Katherine Dashper and Thomas Fletcher, argues that modern sport remains a site of exclusionary practices that operate on a number of levels. Our reviewer is Anne Tjønndal.
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