Pre-publication pdfs of some of my articles and chapters can be downloaded at http://brighton.academia.edu/PaulGilchrist
Edited books and journals
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, special issue on 'The social benefits of informal and lifestyle sport', 9(1), 2017. Edited with B. Wheaton.
Sociological Research Online, special issue on 'The political sociologies of sport', 20, (2), 2015.
Sport in History, special issue 'Gender and British climbing histories', 33(3), 2013. pp.129.
Coastal Cultures: Liminality and Leisure (edited with D. Burdsey and T. Carter) (Eastbourne: LSA, 2014).
Sport in Society, special issue 'The politics of sport: community, mobility, identity' (edited with R. Holden). Reissued as The Politics of Sport: Community, Mobility, Identity (London: Routledge), 2011.
Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society? (edited with B. Wheaton) (Eastbourne: LSA, 2008).
Gilchrist, P. and Osborn, G. (2017) 'Risk and lifestyle sports: the case of bouldering', The Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, 15(1), 5. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16997/eslj.211
Gilchrist, P. and Wheaton, B. (2017) ‘The social benefits of informal and lifestyle sports: a research agenda’, International Journal of Sport Policy & Politics, 9(1), pp.1-10.
Gilchrist, P. and Osborn, G. (2017) 'Risk and benefits in lifestyle sport: parkour, law and social value', International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 9(1), pp.55-69. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19406940.2016.1272619
Liu, P., Gilchrist, P., Taylor, B., and Ravenscroft, N. (2017) ‘The spaces and times of community farming’, Agriculture and Human Values, 34(2), pp.363-375.
'Co-designing non-hierarchical community arts research: the collaborative stories spiral' (with N. Ravenscroft, N. Moore, A. Lee and C. Holmes), Qualitative Research Journal, 15(4), 2015, pp.459-471.
'Gender and British climbing histories: introduction', Sport in History, 33(3), 2013, pp.223-235.
'Mountains, manliness and post-war recovery: C.E. Montague's 'Action'', Sport in History, 33(3), 2013, pp.282-302.
'Property ownership, resource use and the 'gift of nature'' (with A. Church, N. Ravenscroft and B. Heys), Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 31(3), 2013, pp.451-466.
'Space hijacking and the anarcho-politics of leisure' (with N. Ravenscroft), Leisure Studies, 32(1), 2013, pp.49-68.
'Beyond the brink: Beachy Head as a climbing landscape', International Journal of the History of Sport, 29(10), 2012, pp.1383-1404.
'Lifestyle sport, public policy and youth engagement: examining the emergence of parkour' (with B. Wheaton), International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 3(1), 2011, pp.109-131.
Reprinted in Weed, M. (ed.) Sport & Leisure Management. London: Sage, 2013, forthcoming.
'Paddling, property and piracy: the politics of canoeing in England and Wales' (with N. Ravenscroft), Sport in Society, 14(2), 2011, pp.175-192.
'The emergent working society of leisure' (with N. Ravenscroft), Journal of Leisure Research, 41(1), 2009, pp.23-40.
'Spaces of transgression: governance, discipline and reworking the carnivalesque' (with N. Ravenscroft), Leisure Studies, 28(1), 2009, pp.35-49.
'Power to the paddlers? The internet, governance and discipline' (with N. Ravenscroft), Leisure Studies, 27(2), 2008, pp.129-148.
'"Motherhood, ambition and risk": mediating the sporting hero/ine in Conservative Britain', Media, Culture and Society, 29(3), 2007, pp.387-406.
'Reality TV on the rockface - climbing the Old Man of Hoy', Sport in History, 27(1), 2007, pp.44-63.
'Negotiating recreational access under asymmetrical power relations: the case of inland waterways in England' (with N. Ravenscroft and A. Church), Society and Natural Resources, 20(3), 2007, pp.213-227.
'The politics of totemic sporting heroes and the conquest of Everest', Anthropological Notebooks, 12(2), 2006, pp.35-52.
'Post-Fordist restructuring and vocational training in sport' (with N. Ravenscroft), Managing Leisure, 10(3), 2005, pp.166-183.
'Delimiting leisure and culture' (with N. Ravenscroft), Journal of Retail and Leisure Property, 4(4), 2005, pp.123-133.
'Signposting risk: parkour parks and the materialities of regulation' (with G. Osborn) in Turner, D. and Carnicelli, S. (eds.) Lifestyle Sports and Public Policy. London: Routledge, pp.157-179.
''Where do heritage trails go to die?' Stepping out at the British seaside', in Hooper, G. (ed.) Heritage and Tourism in Britain and Ireland. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2017, pp.195-212.
‘Hail, Tyneside lads in collier ships! Sailing, sailors and song culture in the North-East’, in Beaven, B., Bell, K. and James, R. (eds.) Port Towns and Urban Cultures: International Histories of the Waterfront 1700 to 2000. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2016, pp.29-48.
'Countercultural sport', in Kelly, J., Bairner, A. and Lee, J. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Sport and Politics. London: Routledge, 2016, pp.388-400.
'Lifestyle and adventure sports among youth' (with B. Wheaton), in Green, K. and Smith, A. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport (London: Routledge), pp.186-200.
Abigo, A., Giddado, K. and Gilchrist, P. (2015) 'Facilities management for African urban marketplaces: attitudes
toward waste management'. In: Laryea, S. and Leiringer R. (Eds) Proceedings of the 6th West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 10-12 August 2015, Accra, Ghana, pp.503-516.
'Coast and the creative class: regeneration and relocation at the edge' (with A. Church and N. Ravenscroft) in Burdsey, D., Carter, T. and Gilchrist, P. (eds.) Coastal Cultures: Liminality and Leisure (Eastbourne: LSA, 2014), pp.103-124.
'New media technologies and lifestyle sport' (with B. Wheaton) in Hutchins, B. and Rowe, D. (eds.) Digital Media Sport: Technology, Power and Culture in the Network Society (New York: Routledge, 2013), pp.169-185.
'Space hijacking and the anarcho-politics of leisure' (with N. Ravenscroft) in Spracklen, K. and Adams, A. (eds.) Sport, Leisure and Tourism: Politics and Places (Eastbourne: LSA, 2012).
'Outdoor recreation and the environment' (with N. Ravenscroft) in Bramham, P. and Wagg, S. (eds.) The New Politics of Leisure and Pleasure (London: Palgrave, 2010), pp.45-62.
'Heroic leadership, mountain adventure and the English: John Hunt and Chris Bonington compared', in Hart, C. (ed.) Heroines and Heroes: Symbolism, Embodiment, Narratives & Identity (Kingswinford: Midrash Publishing, 2008), pp.247-266.
'Sport under the shadow of industry: paternalism at Alfred Herbert Ltd', in Tomlinson, A. and Woodham, J. (eds.) Image, Power and Space: Studies in Consumption and Identity (Oxford: Meyer & Meyer, 2007), pp.3-26.
'Festivals of transgression: governance, discipline and reworking the carnivalesque' (with N. Ravenscroft), in Fleming, S. and Jordan, F. (eds.) Events and Festivals: Education, Impacts and Experiences (Eastbourne: LSA, 2006), pp.147-166.
'Local heroes and global stars' in Allison, L. (ed.) The Global Politics of Sport (London: Routledge, 2005), pp.118-139.
'The ontology of exclusion: a European perspective on constraints research' (with A. Church and N. Ravenscroft) in Jackson, E. (ed.) Constraints to Leisure (State College, Pennsylvania: Venture Publishing, 2005), pp.321-335.
Review of Peter Hansen's, The Summits of Modern Man: Mountaineering After the Enlightenment. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2013. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, forthcoming.
Review of Making Meaning out of Mountains by Mark C.J. Stoddart. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2012. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, forthcoming.
Review of Unjustifiable Risk? The Story of British Climbing by Simon Thompson. Milnthorpe: Cicerone Press, 2010. Sport in History, 31(3), 2011, pp.343-346.
Review of The Apprenticeship of a Mountaineer: Edward Whymper's London Diary 1855-1859. Edited by I. Smith. London: London Record Society Publications Volume 43, 2008. The London Journal, 35(3), 2010, pp.311-312.
Review of Sport and Social Exclusion by Michael Collins (with Tess Kay), Leisure Studies, 23(3), 2004, pp.311-313.
Defra (2008) Water Framework Directive: Valuation of recreational benefits of improvements in water quality - potential benefits and data requirements (with A. Church, N. Ravenscroft, B. Taylor et al.)
Sport England (2005) Lifestyle Sports and National Sport Policy: An Agenda for Research (London: Sport England) (with N. Ravenscroft, A. Tomlinson and B. Wheaton)
Countryside Agency (2004) Improving Access for Canoeing on Inland Waters: A Study of the Feasibility of Access Agreements (Cheltenham: Countryside Agency) (with Neil Ravenscroft, Andrew Church, Roy Hickey, Niall Burnside, Paul Fish, Belinda Hammond, Jo Reeves)
South East England Cultural Consortium (2004) The Development of a Learning Agenda for the Cultural and Creative Industries (Guildford: South East England Cultural Consortium) (with Neil Ravenscroft)
SEEDA (2009) Management and Leadership in the Creative and Cultural Sector in South East England. Revised report (with Alan Tomlinson and Neil Ravenscroft)
Sea Space (2007) Tourism, culture and creativity: preparing Hastings and Bexhill for economic regeneration through education and workforce development in the creative and cultural sectors of the local economy (with A. Church, N. Ravenscroft, J. Watson, C. Palmer, G. Sharp, G. Rogers, B. Heys)
Environment Agency (2006) Putting Pilot Voluntary Canoe Access Agreements in Place (with Neil Ravenscroft, Belinda Heys, Roy Hickey, Anna Manukyants and Gill Rogers)
Sussex Skills for Productivity Alliance (2006) Cultural Sector Workforce Development Action Plan 2006-2008 (with Neil Ravenscroft, Gill Rogers and Belinda Heys)
Sussex Skills for Productivity Alliance (2006) Management and Leadership in the Creative and Cultural Sector in South East England (with Neil Ravenscroft, Gill Rogers and Belinda Heys)
‘Taking to extremes’, Sports Management, 9(4), 2005, pp.54-59.
‘Improving access for canoeing on inland waterways in England’ (with Neil Ravenscroft, Andrew Church, Roy Hickey and Belinda Hammond), Countryside Recreation, 12(2), 2004, pp.15-18.
‘Festivals of transgression: governance, discipline and reworking the carnivalesque’, (with N. Ravenscroft), in Jordan, F. (ed.) Leisure Studies Association Newsletter, Number 75, November 2006, pp.49-56.
'PSA sport politics group inaugural conference', Political Studies Association News, 2007. Also featured in a Nordic Sport Science journal.
'Sport and politics specialist group', Political Studies Association News, 19(3), 2008, p.13.