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Sport documentaries are gaining ground with production companies, directors, distributors and audiences, and the genre is now also subjected to scholarly engagement of which Sporting Realities: Critical Readings of the Sports Documentary, edited by Samantha N. Sheppard & Travis Vogan (University of Nebraska Press), is a result. Our reviewer Garry Whannel knows this field well, and his knowledgeable review is highly readable, as is the book – although limited by its dominating US perspective.
SSJ publishes original research, framed by social theory, on exercise, sport, physical culture, and the (physically active) body. The journal publishes peer-reviewed empirical, theoretical, and position papers; book reviews; and critical essays. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: BAD BOY FOR LIFE: HIP-HOP MUSIC, RACE, AND SPORTS by Earl Smith, Angela J. Hattery.