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Journal of Sport History, Volume 48, 2021, Number 3 | 50 Years: The North American Society for Sport History (NASSH)
The purpose of NASSH is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study and research and writing of the history of sport, and to support and cooperate with local, national, and international organizations having the same purposes. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Speaking Up, Speaking Out, and Speaking Back to Feminism in Sport History: Fifty Years on at NASSH by Patricia Vertinsky.
Journal of Sport History, Volume 46, 2019, Number 2: Indigenous Resurgence, Regeneration, and Decolonization through Sport History
The Journal of Sport History is published three times a year by the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH). The purpose of NASSH is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study and research and writing of the history of sport, and to support and cooperate with local, national, and international organizations having the same purposes.
Playing for Change: The Continuing Struggle for Sport and Recreation, edited by Russell Field (University of Toronto Press) is an homage, albeit in a very low-keyed, Canadian sort of way, to Bruce Kidd, athlete, activist and scholar. In his review for idrottsforum.org, Alan Bairner is very pleased with what he reads; however, he is unable to find in this book about struggle a discussion of gender and sexuality.
Papers from the biannual Sport, Race and Ethnicity conference 2012 have been collected and published in a book appropriately titled «Sport, Race and Ethnicity: The Scope of Belonging» edited by Katie Liston and Paddy Dolan (Routledge). Our reviewer Helge Chr. Pedersen is well versed in the field of minorities and indigenous sports.
Helge Chr. Pedersen has read an edited volume on Canadian Aborigines and sport, Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues by Janice Forsyth & Audrey R. Giles, which was to his liking.