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    Do we need another collection of sociology of sport articles? Our reviewer thinks so.

    The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Society, edited by Lawrence A, Wenner (Oxford UP), features leading international scholars’ assessments of scholarly inquiry about sport and society. Divided into six sections, chapters consider dominant issues within key areas, approaches featured in inquiry, and debates needing resolution. Our reviewer is Richards Giulianotti, who edited the Sage four volume set The Sociology of Sport in 2012, and he finds that this new collection, some unnecessary omissions notwithstanding, is a welcome addition to the existing list of handbooks in the field.

    Highlighting the contested nature of sport in Aotearoa New Zealand: An edited collection

    Damion Sturm’s and Roslyn Kerr’s edited collection Sport in Aotearoa New Zealand: Contested Terrain (Routledge) investigates the sporting traditions, successes, systems, “terrains” and contemporary issues that underpin sport in New Zealand, also known by its Māori name of Aotearoa. Our reviewer is Rod Philpot, who enjoyed reading the book and gained new understandings of sport, sportspeople and sporting and recreational activities that are occurring in his own backyard.

    International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 57, 2022, No. 7

    IRSS 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, as well as book and media reviews. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: The accidentology of sport in France through the prism of the legitimacy theory: A first multilevel quantitative approach by Guillaume Routier, Jade Isner, and Brice Lefèvre.

    International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, Volume 13, 2021, Issue 1

    The International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics aims to publish articles that address all aspects of sport policy irrespective of academic discipline. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: THE COMPETITION FOR GOVERNMENT FUNDING OF MAJOR SPORTS EVENTS: WHY DO SOME APPLICANTS PASS THE NEEDLE’S EYE? by Eva Lechner & Harry Arne Solberg.

    Journal of Global Sport Management, Volume 5, 2020, issue 4

    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: EFFECTS OF EMPLOYEES’ EXTRA-ROLE BEHAVIORS ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: AN ASSESSMENT OF MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM FRONT OFFICES by Natalie L. Smith, Christopher Barnhill & Hojun Sung.

    International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 53, 2018, No. 5

    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. 

    European Sport Management Quarterly, Volume 18, 2018, Issue 3

    The European Sport Management Quarterly (ESMQ) publishes articles that contribute to our understanding of how sport organizations are structured, managed and operated. The Journal sets out to enhance our understanding of the role of sport management and sport bodies in social life and the way social, political and economic forces and practices affect these organizations.

    International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 53, 2018, No. 1

    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. 

    Vad gör sporten med staden?

    Den som följt Londons OS-förberedelser vet att samtliga nationella och lokala idrottsorganisationer gjort stora ansträngningar för att uppnå bestående effekter av OS. Men kommer det att bli så? I ny bok i ämnet, antologin Sport in the City: Cultural Connections sammanställd av Michael P. Sam och John E. Hughson (Routledge), som recenseras av Karin Book, behandlas detta.
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