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    International Journal of Sport Communication, Volume 14, 2021, No. 2

    The mission of IJSC is to provide a platform for academics and practitioners to disseminate research and information from diverse fields such as critical studies, sport management, advertising, etc. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: A Tale of No Cities: Analysis of Premier Lacrosse League Fan Identity and Fanship by Samuel D. Hakim.

    Sport and alcohol – two popular social lubricants in a sticky relationship

    Sport and alcohol go way back in sport history, hand in hand. Drink manufacturers sponsor sport, sports people drink and endorse various alcoholic beverages. Is it a sort of symbiosis? Anyway, it’s been the subject of a number of academic studies, the latest being a collected volume by Sarah Gee, Sport, Alcohol and Social Inquiry: A Global Cocktail (Emerald), which is reviewed here by Alan Bairner – and “there could have been few better choices”.

    International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 52, 2017, No. 8

    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. 

    Leading sport and media scholars unearth the mediatization of sport mega-events

    Lawrence A. Wenner and Andrew C. Billings have gathered leading scholars in the field of sport media studies for their edited volume Sport, Media and Mega-Events (Routledge), in which each contribution takes stock of a mega-event in terms of the level of mediatization. Henk Erik Meier is our knowledgeable reviewer, and he’s impressed.

    Communication & Sport, Vol. 5, 2017, No. 4

    Communication and Sport is a cutting-edge peer-reviewed quarterly that publishes research to foster international scholarly understanding of the nexus of communication and sport that engages a broad intellectual community.

    The future for public service media, sport and cultural citizenship are far from lost

    Britt-Marie Ringfjord has read what she deems an important contribution to contemporary sports media studies, Sport, Public Broadcasting and Cultural Citizenship: Signal Lost?, edited by Jay Scherer and David Rowe.

    Idrottens paradoxer

    Karin Redelius Institutionen för idrott och hälsovetenskap, Idrottshögskolan i Stockholm   I USA har det under större delen av 1900-talet funnits en allmän och vida spridd uppfattning om att idrottsverksamhet är bra för barn och ungdomar. Genom idrott, har det sagts, lär sig barn och ungdomar värdefulla ting som de kan ha nytta av även utanför idrottsarenan, och som gynnar inte bara...
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