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    Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, Volume 16, 2022, Issue 3

    JSSAE provides a forum for discussion and analysis on the unique characteristics of sports and athletics participation in education. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Comparison of active and passive recovery using local heat in lactate removal in cyclists by Iván L. Duque-Vera, Isabella Ma. Urrutia-Illera & Blanca I. Ramírez-Forero.

    A strong collection of essays on some of sports most compelling figures

    Written by a range of scholarly contributors from multiple disciplines, The Circus Is in Town: Sport, Celebrity, and Spectacle (University Press of Mississippi) contains careful analyses of such megastars as LeBron James, Tonya Harding, David Beckham, Shaquille O’Neal, Maria Sharapova, and Colin Kaepernick. Steph Doehler’s review reveals an entertaining book of great academic value for those interested in sport sociology, and sport communication and journalism.

    Sport in Society, Volume 25, 2022, Issue 8

    Academics in various disciplines are 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. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Where do they all come from? Youth, fitness gyms, sport clubs and social inequality by Mads Skauge & Ørnulf Seippel.

    An introduction to the negative aspects of sport

    This Advanced Introduction to the Sociology of Sport, claims the publisher (Edward Elgar Publishing), highlights the relationship between sport and violence, brain injury, social class, sexual minorities, gender, and race. That's fine with our reviewer, Alan Bairner, but Eric Anderson’s and Rory Magrath’s effort does not, according to Professor Bairner, qualify as an introduction, advanced or otherwise, to the sociology of sport.

    Leisure Studies, Volume 41, 2022, Issue 3

    The emphasis of Leisure Studies is on theoretically informed critical analyses within the social sciences and humanities of the topics that constitute leisure as a subject field – including the arts, tourism, sport and more. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: The importance of support for sport tourism development among local residents: the mediating role of the perceived impacts of sport tourism by Miaw-Xian Chang, Yuen-Onn Choong, Lee-Peng Ng & Ai-Na Seow.

    Communication & Sport, Vol. 10, 2022, No. 3

    C&S is a cutting-edge peer-reviewed quarterly that publishes research to foster international scholarly understanding of the nexus of communication and sport that engages a broad intellectual community. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Duty of Karius: Media Framing of Concussion Following the 2018 UEFA Champions League Final by Adam J. White, Keith D. Parry, Connor Humphries, Simon Phelan, John Batten, and Rory Magrath.

    International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 56, 2021, No. 7

    IRSS 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, as well as book and media reviews. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ‘These are “our” sports’: Kabaddi and Kho-Kho women athletes from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan by Umer Hussain and George B Cunningham.

    Sport in Society, Volume 24, 2021, Issue 8 | Cricket in the 21st century

    Academics in various disciplines are 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. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ‘‘Masters of your fate and the captains of your soul’: media representations of the 2018 Invictus Games by Peter English, Bridie Kean, Simone Pearce, Timothy Peters, Katy Kirby & Angela Calder.

    Sport in Society, Volume 24, 2021, Issue 3

    Academics in various disciplines are 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. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: NEGOTIATING FEMALE FITNESS DOPING: GENDER, IDENTITY AND TRANSGRESSIONS by Jesper Andreasson & Thomas Johansson.

    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.
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