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Rebecca A. Alt

propose tangible scholarly and practical solutions that acknowledge the complexities highlighted within the book. The authors establish the exigence for their study by critiquing a 2016 public opinion poll conducted by the Washington Post , which suspiciously concluded that 9 in 10 Native Americans “don

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Matthew R. Hodler

—explored productions of Whiteness. As such, the special issue “engage[d] the complexities, contingencies, and tensions of whiteness” and treated the privileged constructions of Whiteness as “shifting and part of a dynamic process” ( McDonald, 2005 , p. 249). It is this very plasticity that helps Whiteness maintain its

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Bryan E. Denham

empathy. In fact, Knifsend and Juvonen ( 2013 , 2017 ) observed significant associations between identity complexity and favorable intergroup attitudes (see also, Riek et al., 2010 ; Schmid et al., 2009 ). Given overall findings of studies addressing sports participation and attitudes toward members of

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Mitchell McSweeney

) provides an example of such an approach through an autoethnographic analysis of her practitioner work in SFD. She provided four “vignettes to highlight that this form of SFD evidence [autoethnography] can best capture some of the messiness, ambiguities and complexities of the SFD field and of SFD

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Lori A. Gano-Overway

. Exploring issues relevant to women in sport and physical activity is complex and applying an interdisciplinary approach or using multiple methods to collect data may help us embrace this complexity and provide further insight. While most accepted manuscripts over the last five years have been original

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Stanley Thangaraj

enhance a population’s level of wellbeing and happiness.” (195) The two quotes from different sections of this multiple-authored book capture, in one respect, the complexities and nuances of studying pleasure and sport. Richard Pringle, Robert E. Rinehart, and Jayne Caudwell rightly title their book as

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Michael Dao

diversity of people’s knowledge and experiences in SfD. By locating this book in Zambia, more specifically two communities of Zambia, Lindsey et al. discuss the complexity of locale-specific SfD research. The book discusses how the generalization of SfD in specific locales is much more complex than imagined

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Martha Saavedra

events (e.g. the invasion of Crimea and Ukraine, Brexit, No DAPL protests, the concatenated complexity of the conflict in Syria, the resurgence of populism and anti-democratic strongmen, the North Korean nuclear threat, etc.). Could there be a globally-endorsed Olympics, professional football league, or

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Kathryn Henne and Madeleine Pape

with differences of sexual development do not benefit from a “male-like” (thus unfair) athletic advantage. Feminist scholars have critiqued these practices for policing women’s bodies and imposing binary sex categories in ways that deny human biological complexity ( Henne, 2014 ; Pieper, 2016 ). In

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Rebecca Olive

who research surfing tend to be, ourselves, surfers, and this collection is no different with most of the author biographies including a claim to surfing identity and longevity that hints at the complexity of doing critical work in this field. This reflects what Gilio-Whitaker calls “surf culture