Publications

Edited Books

Play and Democracy: Philosophical Perspectives Abingdon, Routledge (co-edited with Alice Kubová, Petr Urban & Wendy Russell). 2022.

Play, Philosophy and Performance Abingdon, Routledge (co-edited with Wendy Russell and Emily Ryall). 2021.

The Philosophy of Play as Life Abingdon, Routledge (co-edited with Wendy Russell and Emily Ryall). 2018.

Philosophical Perspectives on Play Abingdon, Routledge. (co-edited with Wendy Russell and Emily Ryall). 2015.

Philosophy of Play Abingdon, Routledge. (co-edited with Emily Ryall and Wendy Russell) 2013.

Journal Special Issues

‘Global Histories of Netball’ International Journal of the History of Sport In press, co-edited with Rob Hess, Victoria University, Melbourne, and Sam Oldfield, Manchester Metropolitan University.

‘Sporting Nations without States’ special issue of National Identities 16(3), 2014, co-edited with Russell Field, University of Manitoba.

‘The Club in Sports History’ special issue of International Journal for the History of Sport 30(14), 2013.

‘Football and women’ special issue of Football Studies Vol 4(2), 2001, co-edited with Gerd von der Lippe, Telemark University.

Refereed Articles

‘Engaging (with) Indigeneity: Decolonization and Indigenous/Indigenizing Sport History’ Journal of Sport History 46(2): 189-207 2019

‘Performing nations, disrupting states; sporting identities in nations without states’ National Identities 16(4): 283-90 2014 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14608944.2014.930427

‘(Re)Occupying a Cultural Commons: reclaiming the labour process in critical sports studies.’ Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics 17(1), 1248-65. 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2014.849449

‘Revisiting (and revising?) sports boycotts: from rugby against South Africa to soccer in Israel’ International Journal of the History of Sport 31(5), 1832-51. 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09523367.2014.934680 (reprinted in Annette R. Hofmann, Gerald Gems, Maureen Smith (eds) Games and Sporting Events in History Organisations, Performances and Impact Abingdon, Routledge, 2018)

‘Truth and Reality in Screening Sports’ Pasts: Films, Public History and Truthfulness’ Journal of Sport History 41(1): 47-54. 2014.

‘A Gap but Not an Absence: Clubs and Sports Historiography’ International Journal of the History of Sport 30(14), 1687-1698. 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09523367.2013.831346

‘Cracks’ in the (self-constructed?) ghetto walls? Comments on Paul Ward’s ‘Last man picked’ International Journal of the History of Sport 30(1), 23-34. 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09523367.2012.743996 (also reproduced in Sports History Sage, 2016, eds W Vamplew & M Dyerson)

‘Women In the weighing room: gender discrimination on the thoroughbred racetrack.’ (with Laura-Jayne Roberts) Sport in Society 15(3), 1-15. 2012 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2012.653203

‘Ambiguity Within the Boundary: Re-reading CLR James Beyond a BoundaryJournal of Sport History 37(1), 99-117. 2010. (http://library.la84.org/SportsLibrary/JSH/JSH2010/JSH3701/jsh3701k.pdf) (also reproduced in Beyond C.L.R. James: Shifting Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity in Sport University of Arkansas Press, 2014, eds; J Nauright, A Cobley & D Wiggins, and Sports History (Critical Concepts in Sports Studies), Vol 4, Routledge, 2014, ed: W Vamplew)

‘Anti-apartheid Boycotts and the Affective Economies of Struggle’ Sport in Society 13(1), 72-91. 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430430903377870

‘A National(ist) Line in Post-colonising Cricket: Viv Richards, Biographies, and Cricketing Nationalism’ Sport in Society 12(4/5), 521-534. 2009. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430430802702806

‘Brawling in Berne: A International Comparison of Mediated Male Violence in the Football World Cup 1954’ (with Gerd van der Lippe, Telemark University, Norway): International Review for the Sociology of Sport 43: 71-90. 2008. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1012690208093472

‘Evolving Modern Sport’ (an invited commentary on Stefan Szymanski ‘A Theory of the Evolution of Modern Sport’) Journal of Sport History 35(1), 49-55. 2008.

‘“Almost the same, but not quite…Almost the same, but not white”: Maori and Aotearoa/New Zealand’s 1981 Springbok Tour’ Kunapipi: Journal of Postcolonial Writing 23(1), 69-82. 2001.

‘Football as Social Critique: Protest Movements, Rugby and History in Aotearoa/New Zealand’ International Journal for the History of Sport 17(2/3), 255-277. 2000. http://dx/doi.org/10.1080/09523360008714136 (*Recipient of the journal’s “Best Article of the Year” award.)

‘From Old Soldiers to Old Youth: Political Leadership and Aotearoa/New Zealand’s 1981 Springbok Rugby Tour’ Occasional Papers in Football Studies 1(1), 22-36. 1998.

‘Six Years Hard Labour: Workers and Unions under the Employment Contracts Act’ California Western International Law Journal 28(1), pp. 45-64. Fall 1997 (with Maxine Gay)

‘The Silent Centre: Where Are Pakeha in Biculturalism?’ Continuum: The Australian Journal of Media and Culture 10(1), pp. 108-120. 1996. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10304319609365727

‘Public History: A Cheap Chronicle for an Imagined Public?’ CQU Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies 3, pp. 51-62. 1996.

‘But What Sort of Value? A Polemic Provoked by John Frow’s Cultural Studies and Cultural ValueSocial Semiotics 5(2), pp. 281-298. 1995. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10350339509384454

Unrefereed Journal and Review Articles

‘Visualising Sport: ‘visual’ turns, visual texts, visual culture’ International Journal of the History of Sport 39(6), 688-709. 2022. https://doi.org/10.1080/09523367.2022.2094119

‘Where the ‘Real’ Meets the ‘Conceptual’: The Uncomfortable Boundary Between Histories of Sport and Cultural Studies’ Sport in History 30(3), 489-500. 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2010.505411

‘Reading Sport in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Where’s the History?’ (Review of Chris Collins (ed) Sport in New Zealand Society Palmerston North, Dunmore Press. 2000. and Brad Patterson (ed) Sport, Society and Culture in New Zealand Wellington, Victoria University of Wellington. 1999.) Sporting Traditions 17(2), 65-71. 2001.

‘Fandom, Passion, Football and Soul’ Bulletin of Sport and Culture 16, pp. 19-22. Nov. 1998.

‘Some Hope in Rugby Writing, but the Blokes are Still in Control’ (Review of J Romanos Black, G Hutchins A Score to Settle and S Zavos Winters of Revenge) Sporting Traditions 14(1), pp. 135-145. 1997.

‘Virtual Games: The Media Coverage of the 1996 Olympics’ Journal of Sport History 24(1), pp. 63-74. 1997 (with S. W. Pope, et al.)

‘Of Fans and a Bright Future’ (Review of R. Haynes The Football Imagination and D. Rowe Popular Cultures) Sporting Traditions 13(1), pp. 139-144. 1996.

‘Beyond Hopelessness and Paternalism: Self-Determination and Criminal Justice’ (Review of Q. Beresford and P. Oamji Rites of Passage: Aboriginal Youth, Crime and Justice) Continuum: The Australian Journal of Media and Culture 9(2), pp. 109-113. 1996. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10304319609365717

Book Chapters

‘Playful democracy, democratic playfulness and philosophical dialogues: Reflections of two conference ethnographers’ in Alice Kubová, Petr Urban, Wendy Russell and Malcolm MacLean Play and Democracy: Philosophical Perspectives Abingdon, Routledge 2022. pp 239-255.

‘Reflexivity in sport history’ in Doug Booth, Murray Phillips and Carly Adams (eds) Routledge Companion to Sports History, (2 ed) Routledge, 2021.

‘Bats, Balls and Boards: Decolonising Pacific Sport’ in F.J. Cleophas (ed) Critical Reflections on Physical Culture from the Edge of Empire 2021, pp 167-180.

‘Just’ (pre)tending: the performativity of philosophising play’ in Play, Philosophy and Performance Abingdon, Routledge (with Wendy Russell and Emily Ryall), 2021, pp 1-16.

‘Conflict and Accommodation’ in The Age of Industry (ed, Mike Huggins), Vol 5, Bloomsbury Cultural History of Sport (eds, Wray Vamplew & Mark Dyreson), 2021, pp 119-141.

‘Introduction’ Philosophy of Play as Life Abingdon, Routledge. 2018, pp 1-9; with Emily Ryall and Wendy Russell.

Homo ludens in the twenty-first century: towards an understanding of Caillois’s Paidia in sports’ in Philosophical Perspectives on Play Abingdon, Routledge. 2015, pp 123-135; with Imara Felkers and Ellen Mulder

‘Introduction’ Philosophical Perspectives on Play Abingdon, Routledge. 2015, pp 1-9; with Emily Ryall and Wendy Russell.

‘Introduction’ The Philosophy of Play Abingdon, Routledge. 2013, pp 1-10; with Emily Ryall and Wendy Russell.

‘History for Coaches’ in Jones, R., Hughes, M., and Kingston, K. (eds) Introduction to Sports Coaching 2ed London, Routledge. pp 83-97. 2013; with Ian Pritchard.

‘Sports History, Culture, and Practice in Oceania’ in Nauright, J. and Parrish, C. (eds) Sports Around the World: History, Culture, and Practice (Vol 1) Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO. pp 315-27. 2012. (with Daryl Adair)

‘Antiapartheid Campaigns (Australian and Aotearoa/New Zealand) in Nauright, J. and Parrish, C. (eds) Sports Around the World: History, Culture, and Practice (Vol 1) Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO. pp 332-4. 2012.

‘Springbok Tour of New Zealand (1981) (South African Rugby Tour)’ in Nauright, J. and Parrish, C. (eds) Sports Around the World: History, Culture, and Practice (Vol 1) Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO. pp 454-6. 2012.

‘Choosing ill-health: aspects of a critical sociology of physical activity’ in H. Schultz, P. R. Wright & T. Hauser (eds) Exercise, Sports & Health: Second Joint Research Conference in Chemnitz, Germany, 9-11 September 2009 Chemnitz, Universtätsverlag Chemnitz. pp 184-92. 2011

‘Artificially natural – a brief history of modern sport’ for Anxo Cereijo Roibas, Emmanuel Stamtakis, and Ken Black (eds) Design for Sport Aldershot, Ashgate. pp 13-32. 2011.

‘New Zealand (Aotearoa)’ for S. W. Pope and John Nauright (eds) Routledge Companion to Sports History Abingdon, Routledge. pp 510-525. 2010.

‘Bouts of Kiwi Loyalty: Musical Frames and Televised Sport’ in Bale, J., and Bateman, T. (eds) Sporting Sounds London, Routledge. pp 237-250. 2009. http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203887974_chapter_14

‘History for Coaches’ in Jones, R., Hughes, M., and Kingston, K. (eds) Introduction to Sports Coaching London, Routledge. pp 52-63. 2008; with Ian Pritchard.

‘The Janus Face of Colonial Sport: Parody and Civility in West Indian Cricket’ in Pavlin, T (ed) Sport, Nation, Nationalism: Proceedings of the 8th ISHPES Seminar and International Conference on Social Science and Sport Ljubljana, Fakulteta za šport, Inštitut za šport, Zavod Ekvilib. pp 45-50. 2008.

‘Competing Fandoms and Local Responses to Apartheid Sport: Spatialized Clashes in the Affective Economies of Aotearoa/New Zealand during the 1981 Springbok Rugby Tour’ in Bale, J. and Cronin M. (eds) Sport and Postcolonialism Oxford, Berg. pp 57-72. 2003.

‘Of Warriors and Blokes: The Problem of Maori Rugby for Pakeha Masculinity in New Zealand’ in Chandler, T. and Nauright, J. (eds) Making The Rugby World: Race, Gender, Commerce London, Frank Cass, pp 1-26. 1999.

‘Inmate Employment Policy Paper: a commentary’ in Radha D’Souza Prison Industries: Reversing on the Fast Lane New Zealand Trade Union Federation, Wellington. pp. 18-22. 1997.

Blog: at the Nordic Sports Studies Forum, https://idrottsforum.org/forumbloggen/author/malcolm/

Other publications

‘Socio-economic Status’ in How Fair is New Zealand Education? Royal Commission on Social Policy, Wellington. 1987, also in The April Report RCSP. 1988.

The Importance of Local Employment Initiatives and the Local Economy in Employment Policy Employment Network, Wellington, 1988.

Access and User Pays New Zealand University Students’ Association, Wellington. 1987.

Further Education and Training: Who Should Pay? New Zealand University Students’ Association, Wellington. 1987.

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