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Journal of Global Sport Management, Volume 7, 2022, issue 2 | Managing Sport for Development and Peace
JGSM aims to be the global platform for focused, rigorous, and interdisciplinary research that has originality, depth, and clarity of insights into significant issues and developments of interest to sport management. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: The Capability Approach as a Conceptual Bridge for Theory-Practice in Sport-for-Development by Michael Dao & Tavis Smith.
A sport sociology research handbook with a unique selling point
Research Handbook on Sport and Society, edited by Elizabeth C.J. Pike (Edward Elgar), aims to provide a critical examination of the complex issues surrounding sports in contemporary societies. Our reviewer of this collection of contributions from leading sociology of sport scholars, is Alan Bairner. Although uneven, he commends the collection for its quality contributors and the editor for the clever approach of having them all describe their personal journeys into the realm of social scientific study of sport.
Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, Volume 37, 2020, Number 1
APAQ is an international, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal designed to stimulate and communicate scholarly inquiry relating to physical activity that is adapted in order to enable and enhance performance and participation in people with disability. Editor’s pick from the current issue: Editor’s pick from the current issue: WHAT’S IN A SPORT CLASS? THE CLASSIFICATION EXPERIENCES OF PARASWIMMERS by Kirsti Van Dornick and Nancy L.I. Spencer.
Important and refreshing insights into the digitalization of sport and leisure
In their anthology Re-thinking Leisure in a Digital Age (Routledge), editors Michael Silk, Brad Millington, Emma Rich and Anthony Bush set themselves the task of providing critical engagement with digital technologies in a sport and leisure context. Anne Tjønndal has read the book for idrottsforum.org, and she contends that the individual contributions as well as the book as a whole are far-sighted and provide vital clues for a positive understanding of the brave new digital world.
Sport Management Review, Volume 22, 2019, Issue 2
Sport Management Review is published as a service to sport industries worldwide. It is a multidisciplinary journal concerned with the management, marketing, and governance of sport at all levels and in all its manifestations -- whether as an entertainment, a recreation, or an occupation. The journal welcomes submissions reporting new research, new applications and advances in theory.
Spänstig bok med uppfriskande ingångar
Kim Toffoletti, Holly Thorpe och Jessica Francombe-Webb är redaktörer för antologin New Sporting Femininities: Embodied Politics in Postfeminist Times (Palgrave Macmillan), som enligt vår recensent Karin Lindelöf lyfter många angelägna frågor utifrån ambitionen att studera postfeminism som analytisk kategori i relation till fysiskt aktiva och idrottande femininiteter av skilda slag.
Sociology of Sport Journal, Volume 35, 2018, Issue 3: Sport, Feminism and the Global South
The purpose of the Sociology of Sport Journal is to stimulate and communicate research, critical thought, and theory development on issues pertaining to the sociology of sport. The journal publishes peer-reviewed empirical, theoretical, and position papers; book reviews; and critical essays.
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 53, 2018, No. 2
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.
Med kultur som förstoringsglas: Anglosfäriska texter om kvinnor och ”action”-sport
I antologin Women in Action Sport Cultures: Identity, Politics and Experience diskuterar redaktörerna Holly Thorpe och Rebecca Olive tillsammans med ytterligare 27 bidragsgivare de utmaningar kvinnor står inför i samtidens idrottskulturer. Sveriges ledande actionsportkulturforskare Åsa Bäckström, som ogillar ”action” men gillar ”kultur”, är vår recensent.
Journal of Sport Management, Volume 31, 2017, Issue 6
The Journal of Sport Management encourages the submission of manuscripts in a number of areas as they relate to the management, governance, and consumption of sport. Studies using quantitative and/or qualitative approaches are welcomed.