Concise, Convenient Format
Every issue of Journal of Sport & Social Issues is divided into three convenient sections that bring you complete coverage of this dynamic field:
Focus: A symposium section containing sound research articles and stimulating commentary on a single theme. Upcoming FOCUS themes include World Cup Soccer, Gay Experience and Sport, Social Issues in Sport Management, Youth Sport, and Sport Subcultures.
Trends: Articles and briefs devoted to both breaking issues and existing lines of research of vital importance to sport. In this section, critical and empirical scholars can take risks and coexist in a rich theoretical marketplace.
View: Commentary essays aimed at provoking thought, stimulating debate, and developing theoretical positions on varied topics related to the social importance of sport. In-depth review essays on books, films, and other resources.
Journal of Sport & Social Issues is at the forefront of lively public discussion of contemporary topics in the sports world. In JSSI scholars study the impact of sport on social issues from many perspectives, including:
- Media Studies
- Gender Studies
- Political Science
- Cultural Studies
- Ethnic Studies
Such rich diversity often provokes disagreement about theoretical assumptions and methodological approaches. Journal of Sport & Social Issues is the forum where these different viewpoints can clash and provoke ongoing debate and inquiry into critical issues in the sports world.
Journal of Sport & Social Issues is an indispensable resource that brings together the latest research, discussion, and analysis on contemporary sport issues such as race, media, gender, economics, drugs, recruiting, injuries, and youth sports. Using an international, interdisciplinary perspective, Journal of Sport & Social Issues examines today's most pressing and far-reaching questions about sport, including: World Cup soccer, gay experience and sport, social issues in sport management, youth sports, sports subcultures. Always provocative, Journal of Sports and Social Issues presents a lively public discussion of the impact of sport on social issues from many perspectives, including: sociology, economics, gender studies, political science, anthropology, history, media studies, psychology, cultural studies, and ethnic studies.
|David L. Andrews||University of Maryland, USA|
|Adrian Burgos, Jr.||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA|
|Monica Casper||Vanderbilt University|
|Douglas Hartmann||University of Minnesota, USA|
|David Leonard||Washington State University|
|Robert J. Schinke||Laurentian University|
|Michael Berube||Pennsylvania State University, USA|
|Susan Birrell||University of Iowa , Iowa City|
|Ben Carrington||The University of Texas at Austin|
|Jay Coakley||University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA|
|Daniel Cook||Rutgers University, USA|
|Kevin Delaney||Temple University|
|Norman K Denzin||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA|
|Lisa Diedrich||Stony Brook University, NY|
|Margaret Duncan||University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA|
|Ann Enke||University of Wisconsin|
|Stephanie Foote||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA|
|Richard Giulianotti||Loughborough University|
|Allen Guttman||Amherst College, Massachusetts|
|Jennifer Hargreaves||University of Massachusetts|
|Lisa Henderson||University of Massachusetts|
|Victoria Hesford||Stony Brook University, NY|
|Leslie Heywood||Binghamton University, USA|
|Jeremy Howell||University of San Francisco|
|Mary Jo Kane||University of Minnesota, USA|
|Samantha King||Queen's University, Canada|
|Cameron McCarthy||University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA|
|Ian Mcdonald||University of Brighton, UK|
|Michael A. Messner||Sociology, University of Southern California|
|Toby Miller||Cardiff University|
|Kent Ono||University of Illinois, Carbondale|
|Cindy Patton||Emory University, Atlanta, USA|
|Sarah Projansky||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA|
|Peter Roby||Northeastern University|
|David Roediger||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA|
|Andrew Ross||New York University, USA|
|David Rowe||University of Western Sydney, Australia|
|Jeffrey T Sammons||New York University, New York|
|Sheila Scranton||Leeds Metropolitan University, UK|
|Michael L. Silk||University of Maryland, USA|
|Jon Stratton||Curtin University, Australia|
|Synthia Sydnor||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA|
|Damion Thomas||University of Maryland, USA|
|Alan Tomlinson||University of Brighton, UK|
|Lawrence A Wenner||Loyola Marymont University|
|Garry Whannel||University of Bedfordshire, UK|
|Henry Yu||University of California at Los Angeles, USA|
The Journal of Sport & Social Issues publishes the work and ideas of scholars and others interested in understanding the relationship between sport and society from diverse theoretical and disciplinary perspectives. Contributors should follow the style guidelines of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Manuscripts will undergo blind review. Authorship should be identified only on the title page. Author name/address/affiliation/position should appear on the title page. Manuscripts should be prefaced by an abstract of no more than 125 words. References, tables, and figures should appear at the end of the manuscript. Notes should be avoided. Figures should be camera ready.
Manuscripts will be submitted in electronic format to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jssi where authors will be required to set up an online account on the SAGETrack system powered by ScholarOne.Submission of a manuscript implies commitment to publish in the journal. Authors submitting manuscripts to the journal should not simultaneously submit them to another journal, nor should manuscripts have been published elsewhere in substantially similar form or with substantially similar content. Authors in doubt about what constitutes prior publication should consult the editor. Journal of Sport &. Social Issues seeks ideas for themes to be developed in future FOCUS sections. The TRENDS section publishes research and research notes on all topics impacting the social understanding of sport. The VIEW section publishes commentary and review essays. Direct all editorial correspondence to: C.L. Cole, Editor, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 236 Gregory Hall, 810 S. Wright Street, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, email mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org (inquiries only; do not send submissions via e-mail).
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