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    Overwhelming praise for comprehensive and thought-provoking handbook

    Originally published in 2014 and edited by Jennifer Hargreaves and Eric Anderson, the Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality comprises 53 chapters penned by 68 internationally renowned sport scholars. According to our reviewer Benjamin Moreland, this perennial handbook is a vital contribution to the academic conversations surrounding gender and sexuality and a foundational read for scholars and students alike.

    Insightful, in-depth overview of the effects of neoliberalism on the governance and management of sports

    The edited volume Sport and Neoliberalism: Politics, Consumption, and Culture (Temple University Press), compiled by David L. Andrews and Michail L. Silk, takes a critical stance on neoliberalism as a dominant organizing mechanism, in society and in sports. Our reviewer Russell Holden has but few reservations to this vital and useful analysis of modern sports.

    Idrottskvinnan som kulturell ikon

    Torunn G. Saunes Institutt for informasjons- og medievitenskap, Universitetet i Bergen   Profesjonelle kvinnelige idrettsutøvere har i dag stjernestatus på samme nivå som kjendiser i film- og musikkbransjen. De mest profilerte er blitt kulturelle ikon i populærkulturen. Den kvinnelige idrettsutøveren som et nytt kulturelt ideal har imidlertid vært gjenstand for strid og debatt, spesielt i forhold til idrettsjenters fremstilling i mediene de...
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