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    A sport sociology research handbook with a unique selling point

    Research Handbook on Sport and Society, edited by Elizabeth C.J. Pike (Edward Elgar), aims to provide a critical examination of the complex issues surrounding sports in contemporary societies. Our reviewer of this collection of contributions from leading sociology of sport scholars, is Alan Bairner. Although uneven, he commends the collection for its quality contributors and the editor for the clever approach of having them all describe their personal journeys into the realm of social scientific study of sport.

    Journal of Amateur Sport, Volume 4, 2018, No 1

    The Journal of Amateur Sport (JAS) provides scholars with an outlet in which to share scholarship relevant to the amateur sports realm. We define amateur sport as those who participate and govern at the youth, recreational, community, international, and intercollegiate level.

    Sport for all, or not for all, that is the question

    NEW BOOK REVIEW | The edited volume Sport and Physical Activity across the Life Span: Critical Perspectives by Rylee A. Dionigi & Michael Gard (Palgrave Macmillan) offers critical perspectives on the axiomatic Sport for All credo – that sport is also Good for all. Mark Brooke finds much to praise in this collection of myth-busting essays.

    International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Volume 10, 2017, Issue 1

    IRSEP is the first scholarly, peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical reviews of research literature in sport and exercise psychology. Typically, these reviews evaluate relevant conceptual and methodological issues in the field and provide a critique of the strengths and weaknesses of empirical studies that address common themes or hypotheses.

    Annals of Leisure Research, Volume 20, 2017, Issue 3

    Annals of Leisure Research publishes refereed articles which promote the development of research and scholarship in leisure studies. Annals is aimed at an international readership and seeks theoretical or applied articles which cover any topic within the broad area of leisure studies.