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    Sociology of Sport Journal, Volume 37, 2020, Issue 1

    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. Editor’s pick from the current issue: WHITE WOMEN SMILING? MEDIA REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN AT THE 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES by Adele Pavlidis, Millicent Kennelly, Laura Rodriguez Castro.

    Overwhelming praise for comprehensive and thought-provoking handbook

    Originally published in 2014 and edited by Jennifer Hargreaves and Eric Anderson, the Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality comprises 53 chapters penned by 68 internationally renowned sport scholars. According to our reviewer Benjamin Moreland, this perennial handbook is a vital contribution to the academic conversations surrounding gender and sexuality and a foundational read for scholars and students alike.

    Sports Coaching Review, Volume 8, 2019, Issue 1

    Sports Coaching Review is an international peer-reviewed medium for the publication of articles related to sports coaching. It aspires to be a major focal point for the publication of sports coaching research throughout the world. The journal is mono, multi and interdisciplinary in approach. Special issue: Coaching in Brazil.

    International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 53, 2018, No. 3

    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. 

    An important scholarly contribution to a contemporary, socio-cultural practice that’s otherwise left to the natural sciences

    Endurance, or long-distance, running means at least 5k, and usually much longer. Øyvind F. Standal has read a new edited volume about this phenomenon, Endurance Running: A socio-cultural examination by William Bridel, Pirkko Markula & Jim Denison (Routledge) that sheds light on this physically and mentally demanding sport.

    Den hegemoniska maskulinitetens ofrånkomlighet världen över

    Anna Maria Hellborg har läst en ny antologi om idrott och maskulinitet, Embodied Masculinities in Global Sport, sammanställd av Jorge Knijnik och Daryl Adair (FiT Publishing). Redaktörerna har lämnat fotboll, USA och England därhän; istället är det andra länder och sporter som får exemplifiera deras tes om den hegemoniska maskuliniteten.

    Gott och blandat på fältfattigt bourdieuskt smörgåsbord

    Mats Franzén har läst en antologi om den franske sociologen, antropologen och filosofen Pierre Bourdieu och hans betydelse för att förstå kropps- och rörelsekulturen. Pierre Bourdieu and Physical Culture (Routledge) är sammanställd av lisahunter, Wayne Smith & elke emerald.

    Många bra bidrag hänger i luften i redaktionssvag coaching-antologi

    Paul Potrac, Wade Gilbert och Jim Denison står som redaktörer för Routledge Handbook of Sports Coaching, men de har inte satt in de 39 bidragen i handboken i ett sammanhang, vilket vår recensent Robert Svensson beklagar. Det blev en tvåsidig inledning till en 500-sidig bok.
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