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Annals of Leisure Research is aimed at an international readership and seeks theoretical or applied articles which cover any topic within the broad area of leisure studies. Click below for full ToC with links to abstracts. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Making herstory: Cherokee women’s stickball by Natalie M. Welch, Jessica Siegele, Zachary T. Smith & Robin Hardin.
Sport ecology is a growing trend in the study of sport that looks beyond what’s happening on the pitch, in the rink or at the running tracks, and cares rather more about sport’s ecological footprints. A recent contribution to this emerging field is an anthology edited by Brian Wilson, and Brad Millington, Sport and the Environment: Politics and Preferred Futures (Emerald Publishing). Our reviewer is Daniel Svensson, and he finds the book to be a preferred roadmap towards a preferred future.
The Journal of Sport Management encourages the submission of manuscripts in a number of areas as they relate to the management, governance, and consumption of sport. Studies using quantitative and/or qualitative approaches are welcomed. The The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: THE PSYCHOLOGICAL MEANING OF TEAM AMONG FANS OF WOMEN’S SPORT by Elizabeth B. Delia.
Leisure / Loisir strives to publish a diverse collection of scholarly papers in all areas of leisure, recreation, arts, parks, sport, and travel and tourism. Reflecting the multi- and interdisciplinary nature of these areas of study, the journal invites papers that use a wide range of perspectives and research methods.
The considerable growth of interest in commerce, media and politics and their relationship to sport in international academia has resulted in academics in various disciplines writing about sport. Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life.
Quest, Volume 71, 2019, Issue 2: Social Justice and Sport: Religious, Sociological and Capability Perspectives
Quest is the official journal of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE). It is the leading journal for interdisciplinary scholarship for professionals in kinesiology in higher education. Quest provides a public forum for scholarship, creative thought, and research relevant to a broad range of interests held by faculty and leaders in higher education today.
Milena Parent and Jean-Loup Chappelet have collected 21 contributions for the Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management, by altogether 36 scholars in the field. Our reviewer is Christian Tolstrup Jensen, and while he offers som suggestions that he feels would improve the quality of the handbook, he is nevertheless quite happy with the collection as it is.
In Mega-Events and Globalization: Capital and spectacle in a changing world order (Routledge), editors Richard Gruneau and John Horne (red) present original contributions from leading international scholars. Our reviewer Christian Tolstrup Jensen is quite happy with the papers that are generally short and easily read, showing similarities across the cases and through the concepts and theories.
The purpose of the Sociology of Sport Journal is to stimulate and communicate research, critical thought, and theory development on issues pertaining to the sociology of sport. The journal publishes peer-reviewed empirical, theoretical, and position papers; book reviews; and critical essays.