[H-verkko] CFP: Sport and other Leisure Industries Special Edition of Sport in History
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Sport and other Leisure Industries Special Edition of Sport in
Sport and other Leisure Industries
Special Edition of Sport in History
We are seeking articles for a special edition of the journal Sport in
History that examines the relationship between sport and other leisure
and/or cultural industries.
Although sport's distinctiveness as a form of leisure, due to its
emphases on physicality and competitiveness, is undeniable, the study
of sports history has become somewhat ghettoised from other aspects of
leisure history. Moreover, while the cultural turn in sports history
has encouraged a new emphasis on texts and their representation of
sport, less attention has been devoted to the wider commercial
configurations that have promoted sport's appropriation by, and of,
other leisure and cultural forms. This special edition will
therefore seek to partially redress this gap by showcasing research
that examines sport's place within the broader entertainment
business. Our aim is to encourage a dialogue between sports
historians and social and cultural historians working in other areas
As such, we are particularly keen to receive articles on the history
of sport's relationship with culture and leisure industries,
especially where these links have been hitherto relatively
unexplored. For example, how has sport as a business compared to or
interacted with publishing, the fairground, theatre, cinema, shopping
for pleasure, music, etc? We welcome papers covering a diverse range
of historical periods, including the recent past (providing they
offer a suitably historical perspective), and geographical contexts,
both British and non-British.
The issues that suitable articles could cover include (but are not
How have entrepreneurs and show-people utilised and sought to
capitalise on sport?
How have sportspeople, clubs and governing bodies utilised and sought
to capitalise on the culture industry?
Has sport's relationship with other culture and leisure industries
transformed the nature of either or both?
The relationship between labour issues in sport and other culture and
The nature of competition and co-operation between sport and other
Comparative studies between sports and other leisure industries.
Relationships between sport and other culture and leisure industries
at a local level.
Relationships between sport and other leisure industries at a
If you are interested in contributing to this special edition, please
send an abstract for your paper (c. 300 words), and a brief biography,
to diongeorgiou at hotmail.co.uk by Friday 20th April. We will then
select the most suitable abstracts and ask their contributors to
write up articles for the journal, to be sent into us by Summer 2013,
with the special edition due to be published in 2014.
Dion Georgiou and Ben Litherland
Ilmoituksen lähetti: Agricola <agricola at utu.fi>
Ilmoitus vanhentuu: 21.04.2012
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