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    Useful for almost anyone interested in sports, but primarily as introductions

    Pam Sailors finds a useful metaphor in the Swiss army knife when reviewing Ethics and Governance in Sport: The future of sport imagined, edited by Yves Vanden Auweele, Elaine Cook & Jim Parry (Routledge) – both are brilliantly designed, with many small and useful implements/chapters, but one requires sturdier stuff in order to construct big houses or conceive and conduct in-depth studies of sports.

    “Sport for Social Inclusion” | Special issue of Social Inclusion

    New special issue, Vol 5, No 2 (2017), of Social Inclusion, "Sport for Social Inclusion”, is now out. All articles are free to download (open access). Please feel free to share the articles with your colleagues. Editor: Reinhard Haudenhuyse (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

    An enjoyable, well written, and very Canadian tome on sport, politics and society

    Playing for Change: The Continuing Struggle for Sport and Recreation, edited by Russell Field (University of Toronto Press) is an homage, albeit in a very low-keyed, Canadian sort of way, to Bruce Kidd, athlete, activist and scholar. In his review for idrottsforum.org, Alan Bairner is very pleased with what he reads; however, he is unable to find in this book about struggle a discussion of gender and sexuality.

    Idrott och samhälle i Kanada

    Anders Östnäs Nordic Evaluation Group, NORDEG  Peter Donnelly (red) Taking Sport Seriously: Social Issues in Canadian Sport 370 sidor, . Toronto, ON: Thompson Educational Publishing 2011 ISBN 978-1-55077-206-7 Inledning Den här boken utgör den tredje upplagan, och innehåller, vilket redaktören Peter Donnelly – Director of the Centre for Sport Policy Studies in the Faculty of Physical Education and Health vid universitetet i Toronto – framhåller, nästan idel nya...

    Idealisk lärobok om idrott och samhälle

    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...
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