A History of Sports Highlights

Author: Ray Gamache
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786456642
Release Date: 2010-06-11
Genre: Performing Arts

This book traces the development and popularity of the sportscast highlight—the dominant news frame in the crowded medium of electronic sports journalism—as the primary means of communicating about sports and athletes. It explores the intricate relationships among media producers, sports leagues and organizations, and audiences, and explains that sportscast highlights are not a recent development, given their prominent use within a news context in every medium from early news film actualities and newsreels to network and cable television to today’s new media platforms.

Routledge Handbook of Physical Cultural Studies

Author: Michael L. Silk
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781317596011
Release Date: 2017-02-10
Genre: Social Science

Physical cultural studies (PCS) is a dynamic and rapidly developing field of study. This handbook offers the first definitive account of the state of the art in PCS, showcasing the latest research and methodological approaches. It examines the boundaries, preoccupations, theories and politics of PCS, drawing on transdisciplinary expertise from areas as diverse as sport studies, sociology, history, cultural studies, performance studies and anthropology. Featuring chapters written by world-leading scholars, this handbook examines the most important themes and issues within PCS, exploring the active body through the lens of class, age, gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, (dis)ability, medicine, religion, space and culture. Each chapter provides an overview of the state of knowledge in a particular subject area, while also considering possibilities for developing future research. Representing a landmark contribution to physical cultural studies and allied fields, the Routledge Handbook of Physical Cultural Studies is an essential text for any undergraduate or postgraduate course on physical culture, sports studies, leisure studies, the sociology of sport, the body, or sport and social theory.

Books in Print

ISBN: UOM:39015062097749
Release Date: 2005
Genre: American literature

Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

A Greek boy at home

Author: William Henry Denham Rouse
ISBN: MINN:31951P01136312X
Release Date: 1909
Genre: Greek language

Author: Paul Auster
ISBN: 960208510X
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Gamblers

Author: Γιώργος Παπαναστασίου
ISBN: 9602311312
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Greek language, Modern