International Studies in Sport and Society

Series Editor:
Otmar Weiss
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International Studies in Sport and Society is a peer-reviewed book series that investigates the relationship between sport and society. In today’s modern world, with its ethnically and culturally diverse populations, the role of sport as a vehicle for cultural dialogue is of particular interest. Due to the growing importance of sport, the exploration of its sociocultural, sociopolitical, and socioeconomic functions is becoming an increasingly essential task for the sociology of sport. In this context, a new scientific orientation has evolved, accompanied by new perspectives for research activities concerning the development of sport over time and its differentiation across different societies. The cooperation between international scholars in the framework of the series has an identity-forming potential for the sociology of sport. The scientists involved in the series, consisting not only of sport sociologists but also experts from the neighbor disciplines of general sociology, psychology, anthropology, and economy, contribute to building international networks in the forefront of the sociology of sport, so that both the circulation of knowledge and future research collaborations become possible. Against this background, International Studies in Sport and Society aims to illustrate sport sociological topics, theories, and research findings to readers around the world.

International Studies in Sport and Society has value primarily for researchers, educators, and students active in sociology and various adjacent fields concerned with sport, to include but not limited to education, governance, and the natural sciences, as well as for representatives of sport organizations, policy makers, and sport industry professionals.

Manuscripts should be at least 80,000 words in length (including footnotes and bibliography). Manuscripts may also include illustrations and other visual material. The editors will consider proposals for original monographs, edited collections, translations, and critical primary source editions.

Authors are cordially invited to submit proposals and/or full manuscripts by email to the publisher Jason Prevost. Please direct all other correspondence to Associate Editor Simona Casadio.

Authors will find general proposal guidelines at the Brill Author Gateway.
Series Editor
Otmar Weiss, University of Vienna

Editorial Board
Georg Anders, German Sport University Cologne
Irina Bykhovskaya, Moscow City University
Konstantinos Georgiadis, University of Peloponnese
Christopher Knoester, The Ohio State University
Siegfried Nagel, University of Bern
Nicola Porro, Sapienza University of Rome
Irena Slepickova, Charles University in Prague
Kent Schwirian, The Ohio State University
Ansgar Thiel, University of Tübingen
Alan Tomlinson, University of Brighton
Germain Weber, University of Vienna

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