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Scholarly Content on the Games and Sporting Events

A collection of free journal and book contents on the Games and Sporting Events.In anticipation and celebration of the forthcoming 2012 London Olympic Games, we’d like to share with you this collection of free journal and book content on the Games and Sporting Events.  This features over 100 journal articles and 20 book chapters from over 75 publications, spanning subjects across the social sciences and humanities to help with your research:

Content Themes

Drugs and Misdemeanors Sport Medicine Sporting and Olympic History The Olympic Effect
Sociology of Sport Sport Psychology Sport, Society and Politics The Olympic Spirit
Sport and Business Sports Statistics Sports and Inclusion The Olympics in Literature
Sport and Media Sport, Culture, Identity, Gender and Ethnicity The (Moral) Value of Sport Virtual Olympics
Sport Ethics

Special Virtual Issues

 The British Journal of Sociology  Read the Virtual Issue: Sport Psychology  Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies
From The British Journal of Sociology

Read the Special Issue:
Olympic and world sport:
making transnational society?

From the Journals of the
British Psychological Society

Read the Virtual Issue:
Sport Psychology

 From the Journal for Eighteenth
Century Studies

Read the Olympics Special
Issue

 

And watch the accompanying
videocast interview between
Richard Wright, editor-in-chief of
The BJS, and Susan Brownell,
one of the editors of the Special Issue.
 And watch the Video Abstract
by Professor David Lavallee

Commemorative Books

We will publish nine official titles that capture the heritage, history and legacy of London 2012.  The highlight of the portfolio will be London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games – The Official Commemorative Book, set to become the ultimate keepsake of London 2012.

Capture the Moment – A practical guide to sports photography – London 2012 and beyond
by Andy Hooper

London 2012: Sustainable Design: Delivering a Games Legacy
by Hattie Harman

The Olympic Torch Relay – Follow the Flame of London 2012
by Sarah Edworthy

Heat of the Moment – 25 extraordinary stories from Olympic and Paralympic history
by Andrew Longmore (Editor)

Power and Movement – Portraits of Britain’s Paralympic Athletes
by Richard Booth (Photographer)

Making History at London 2012 – 25 iconic moments of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
by Brendan Gallagher

The Games – Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic Journey to London 2012
by Brendan Gallagher

The Architecture of London 2012: Vision, Design and Legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Games – An Official London 2012 Games Publication
by Tom Dyckhoff, Claire Barrett, Edmund Sumner (Photographer)

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games – The Official Commemorative Book
by Tom Knight, Sybil Ruscoe

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