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'Speed: towards a collective biography of Brooklands' female motor racing drivers'
(British Society of Sports History, 2011-03)
As Roger Munting pointed out in the last BSSH Bulletin, academic historians have written very little on motor racing. In referencing Adrian Smith’s paper ‘Sport, speed and the technological imperative’ Munting located the ...
Early Football and the Emergence of Modern Soccer, c.1840-1880
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-06)
The origins of the modern football codes have attracted considerable attention from historians of sport over the past two decades, resulting in a vigorous debate between the self-described ‘revisionists’, led by Adrian ...
Women’s Football, Europe and Professionalization 1971-2011
This was one of the four inaugural projects funded by the European Football Confederations (UEFA) at the launch of its academic universitites division in 2010-11. There are currently 53 member associations and the project ...
BARE: A screenplay
(Council Child Productions, 2017)
A short film script about a man's struggle to come to terms with his violent behaviour, and to rehabilitate after prison.
The Sporting Life of the City
(Liverpool University Press, 2017-05-18)
This chapter outlines the social history of sport in the city of Hull since the early 1800s, outlining how industrialisation led to the rise of mass-spectator sport and gave the city its unique sporting configuration.
(ELLE UK Magazine, 2015)
Communicating Not-Knowing: Education, Daoism and Epistemological Chaos
(China Media Research, 2014)
Mainstream educational theory and practice tend to favour what Freire, in Pedagogy of the Oppressed, has called ‘banking education’, in which students are seen as depositories of knowledge. But seeing pedagogy as a matter ...
Amateur and Professional Debates in European women's Football 1950-1980
This conference presentation gave an overview of the development of female football player migration and labour issues from the 1950s to the 1980s. It explored different kinds of movement and migration as well as characterising ...
A History of the World Cup in 24 Objects
(International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University and the National Football Museum, 2014-05-10)
The idea for a football world cup grew out of the popularity of Olympic football tournaments; an increasing number of international competitions and improved communications networks in global sport. This booklet uses twenty ...
The Night Lingers and other stories
(Blue Morpho Press, 2015-04-25)
A singer waits for her big chance on a TV talent show, but will she go on? A teenager has a crisis while babysitting for her little sister. A call centre operative has a busy day, is accused of being Sanjay from India, and ...