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    International Journal of Sport Communication, Volume 10, 2017, No. 2

    The mission of International Journal of Sport Communication is to provide a platform for academics and practitioners to disseminate research and information on the unique aspects and divergent activities associated with any communication in sport, through sport, or in a sport setting.

    Two text books on the sociology of sport that probably work best together

    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.

    Olympisk utväxt under luppen – om de olympiska ungdomsspelen

    Björn Sandahl har tagit sig an antologin The Youth Olympic Games sammanställd av Dag Vidar Hanstad, Milena M. Parent & Barrie Houlihan (Routledge). Kanske något prematur, definitivt något spretig och med diffus målgrupp, är boken ändå ett innehållsrikt, viktigt och välkommet bidrag till den olympiska avknoppningsforskningen.

    Interesting examples of good practice in sport governance – but…

    In Sport Governance: International Case Studies, a number of sport researchers contribute to the pursuit of best sport governance practice. Pity then, says our reviewer Hallgeir Gammelsæter, that the editors Ian O'Boyle and Trish Bradbury fail to make use of the contributors’ findings.
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