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Soccer a.k.a (association) football, the most popular mass spectator sport in the world, has become a major social phenomenon since the late nineteenth century. Through the social prism of soccer, scholars across the world have tended to understand various aspects of life. Soccer & Society is the first international journal devoted to the game of soccer, aims to focus on the game in the context of a more global world.
The Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education (JoHLSTE) is the leading international, peer-reviewed educational journal for this subject grouping. Its aims are to promote, enhance and disseminate research, good practice and innovation in all aspects of higher education, and to encourage greater understanding, links and collaboration across its constituent fields.
Leisure Studies is the journal of the Leisure Studies Association. The emphasis of the journal is on theoretically informed critical analyses within the social sciences and humanities of the wide range of topics that constitute leisure as a subject field – including the arts, tourism, cultural, informal and virtual activities, urban and rural recreation, sport, media and physical activities.
A 2018 issue of Sport in Society ending up as a 2019 anthology from Routledge is not exactly startling, and in this case, as in many others, it seems like a good way to keep Important issues alive in the academic debate. Ethical Concerns in Sport Governance, edited by Souvik Naha & David Hassan gets a rather favorable review from Pam Sailors, who, nonetheless, is quite pessimistic regarding the potential for improvement.
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.
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.
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, Volume 10, 2018, Issue 2: Equality and Diversity in the Professional Planned Events Industry
The Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure & Events provides a critical focus on a variety of policy debates relating to the tourism, leisure and events sectors. Such policy debates will encompass economic, social, cultural, political and environmental perspectives.
Social och ekonomisk ojämlikhet ökar i ett globalt perspektiv, och i rättan tid utkommer en ny antologi från Routledge, Sport, Leisure and Social Justice, sammanställd av Jonathan Long, Thomas Fletcher & Beccy Watson. Ørnulf Seippel har läst den med blandade känslor, men slutintrycket är att många läsare kan hitta något nytt och framåtsyftande.
To promote gender equality in sport, is sex integrated sports the way to go? Food for thoughts on this topic is provided in Sex Integration in Sport and Physical Culture: Promises and Pitfalls, edited by Channon, Dashper, Fletcher & Lake (Routledge). Our reviewer is Mark Brooke, whose thinking on the matter was greatly stimulated by the various contributions in this volume.
Lawrence A. Wenner and Andrew C. Billings have gathered leading scholars in the field of sport media studies for their edited volume Sport, Media and Mega-Events (Routledge), in which each contribution takes stock of a mega-event in terms of the level of mediatization. Henk Erik Meier is our knowledgeable reviewer, and he’s impressed.
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