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Through a social justice and equity lens, Families, Sport, Leisure and Social Justice: From Protest to Progress edited by Dawn E. Trussell & Ruth Jeanes (Routledge) examines how families, sport, and leisure connect to broader social issues in society. We asked Solveig Straume, Norwegian sociologist for a review. She finds the collection an interesting read and a timely scholarly contribution, however with an unfortunate predominance of Global North perspectives.
JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: CROSSFIT PARTNER WORK: STRENGTH BUILDING FOR SDP by Anne DeMartini, Wylie Belasik.
Leisure Sciences, Volume 41, 2019, Issue 1–2: Feminist Knowledges as Interventions in Physical Cultures
Leisure Sciences presents scientific inquiries into the study of leisure, recreation, parks, travel, and tourism from a social science perspective. Articles cover the social and psychological aspects of leisure, planning for leisure environments, leisure gerontology, travel and tourism behavior, leisure economics, and urban leisure delivery systems.
Sport in Society, Volume 22, 2019, Issue 6: Community sport and social inclusion: International perspectives
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.
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.
The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal focused on publishing research from the Sport for Development sector. JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions.