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    Sport for all, or not for all, that is the question

    NEW BOOK REVIEW | The edited volume Sport and Physical Activity across the Life Span: Critical Perspectives by Rylee A. Dionigi & Michael Gard (Palgrave Macmillan) offers critical perspectives on the axiomatic Sport for All credo – that sport is also Good for all. Mark Brooke finds much to praise in this collection of myth-busting essays.

    Cross-national comparison with lots of bone and a paucity of flesh and blood

    The relationship between sport (con)federations and governmental bodies in 13 countries is the subject for Sport Policy Systems and Sport Federations: A Cross-National Perspective, edited by Jeroen Scheerder, Annick Willem & Elien Claes (Palgrave). Our reviewer is Hallgeir Gammelsæter, and he has some serious objections which render the book less than useful.

    European Journal for Sport and Society, Vol. 14, 2017, Issue 4

    The European Journal for Sport and Society is the official journal of the European Association for Sociology of Sport, EASS. Its function is to enable an international discussion about current issues and to foster collaboration between researchers from all social scientific sub-disciplines. It’s published 4 times per year.

    International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 52, 2017, No. 7

    The International Review for the Sociology of Sport is a peer reviewed academic journal. Its main purpose is to disseminate research and scholarship on sport throughout the international academic community. The journal publishes research articles of varying lengths, from standard length research papers to shorter reports and commentary, as well as book and media reviews.

    A much needed and very welcome contribution to balance the North American dominance in European sport management syllabuses

    A welcome attempt at creating a European textbook in sport management, writes Hans Lundberg in his review of When Sport Meets Business: Capabilities, Challenges, Critiques, edited by Ulrik Wagner, Rasmus K. Storm & Klaus Nielsen (Sage Publications). Still, our esteemed reviewer tempers his approbation with specific advice for future improvement.
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