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IJSMS is the world’s leading journal for the sports marketing industry, and provides a vital resource to both academic and industry experts. For academics it is an opportunity to publish the highest quality, peer-reviewed research. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: THE RELATIONSHIPS OF BRAND EXPERIENCE, SPORTS EVENT IMAGE AND LOYALTY: CASE OF JEJU INTERNATIONAL ULTRAMARATHON RACE by V.G. Girish, Choong-Ki Lee.
Contributions to Andrew Adams’ and Leigh Robinson’s edited volume Who Owns Sport (Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society) deal with the complex issue of ownership in sport from multiple disciplinary angles, including philosophy, history, political science and management. Mark Brooke is our reviewer, and he deems this slim volume essential reading for sport scholars.
Sport in Society, Volume 22, 2019, Issue 10: The Professionalization of Action Sports: The Changing Roles of Athletes, Industry and Media
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.
Sport, Business and Management serves to promote the development of a coherent, high-quality body of work in sport, business and management, an area that has until now been largely overlooked by academia despite being one of the few industries to warrant its own daily section in most newspapers.
The International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing (IJSMM), a refereed journal published four times per year, aims to present current practice and research in the area of sport management and marketing. Special issue: The Youth Olympic Games: Management and Legacy
In this original review for idrottsforum.org, Jay Coakley takes on two introductory textbooks in the sociology of sport, Sport Sociology by Peter Craig and Sport and Society, edited by Barrie Houlihan & Dominic Malcolm (both Sage Publications). His critical analysis from the point of view of the academic teacher leads him to a well-argued conclusions that will be rewarding reading for teachers as well as for the respective author/editors.
For her edited volume Contemporary Issues in Sport Management: A Critical Introduction (Sage Publications), Terri Byers have engaged a large number of contributing scholars of sport management, probing central issues in the field. Søren Bennie is our reviewer, and while pointing to a few weak points, his balanced assessment is that it’s a valuable and useful contribution to this research field.
In his knowledgeable review of Handbook of Research on Sport and Business, an anthology from Edward Elgar edited by Sten Söderman and Harald Dolles, Hans Lundberg cleverly uncovers and balances its weak points as well as its strengths.
Bosse Carlsson Routledge har nyligen gett ut fyra volymer (1 700 sidor) med den ambitiösa, men mindre upplysande, titeln Sport. Det är Eric Dunning och Dominic Malcom som står för urvalet av ”kritiska” sociologiska artiklar. Priset för denna samling av tidigare publicerade artiklar är 9 273 skr (2003-10-19). Det stämmer! Ni läser rätt – nästan tio tusen kronor för fyra böcker! Men...