Natural science Edit
The Science of Surfing Waves and Surfing Breaks, Scarfe, et al. (2003), Scripps Institution of Oceanography Technical Report.
Mathematics and bodysurfing, Neville de Mestre, Faculty of Information Technology, Bond University.
A numerical study of breaking waves in the surf zone, Pengzhi, L. et al., School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University.
Waves and Beaches, Bascombe, WR. Doubleday.
The Wetsand Wavecast Guide to Surf Forecasting: A Simple Approach to Planning the Perfect Sessions Cool, NT.
Ocean Surface Waves: Their Physics and Prediction Massel, SR.
Social science Edit
Lawler, Kristin, The American Surfer: Radical Culture and Capitalism . New York: Routledge, 2011.
Chicks on Sticks in Flicks: Women, Surfing, Celluloid Scott, P. (2006), Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, Volume 10, No.1.
Waves of Semiosis: Surfing’s Iconic Progression, Flynn, PJ (1987), The American Journal of Semiotics.
From Bikinis to Boardshorts: Wahines and the Paradoxes of Surfing Culture, Booth, D. (2001). Journal of Sport History, Spring 2001.
The Aesthetics of Risk: A Study of Surfing, M Stranger (1999), International Review for the Sociology of Sport, irs.sagepub.com
To the Extreme: Alternative Sports, Inside and Out, Rinehart, RE. Sydnor, S. (2003), State University of New York Press
Good to the last drop! Understanding surfer motivations, Butts, SE. (2001), Sociology of Sport, physed.otago.ac.nz
Sick, Filthy, and Delirious: surf film and video and the documentary mode, Beattie, K. (2001), Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, Vol. 15, No. 3.
Putting up your Dukes: Statues Social Memory and Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, Osmond, G. Phillips, MG. O’Neill, M. (2006), The International Journal of the History of Sport, Taylor & Francis
Hangin' ten: The common-pool resource problem of surfing, Rider, R. College of Arts and Sciences, Economics Program, California State University, San Marcos, CA, 92096-0001, U.S.A.
Surfing the Other: Ideology on the Beach, Rutsky, RL, (1999), Film Quarterly, Vol. 52, No. 4.
‘We shall Fight on the Seas and the Oceans…We shall: Commodification, Localism and Violence’, Scott, P.(2003), MC: a journal of media and culture, Vol.6, No.1.
‘Just the lemon next to the pie’: Apocalypse, History and the Limits of Myth in Big Wednesday (1978), Ormrod, J. (2006), Manchester Metropolitan University.
Surf tourism and sustainable development in Indo-Pacific islands: I. The industry and the islands. Buckley, RC. (2002), Journal of Sustainable Tourism
Surf tourism and sustainable development in Indo-Pacific islands: II. Recreational Capacity Management and Case Study. Buckley, RC. (2002), Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Vol. 10, No. 5, 2002.
A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE SURFING SUBCULTURE IN THE SANTA CRUZ AREA Masters Thesis by Stephen Wayne Hull (1976), Department of Sociology, San Jose State University.
Waves of Transformation Crawford, C. Masters thesis.
"Surfing, the Ultimate Pleasure". Lueras, Leonard. Honolulu: Emphasis International, 1984.
"The Search Issues of Play, Identification, Agency, and Deviance in the Absence of Mainstream Sports: Towards a Discovery of the Social Meaning of the Sport of Surfing". Ehrlich, JN. Honors Thesis for the Undergraduate Research Program in the Department of Sociology at the University Of California, Irvine.
"Civilising Surfers: Exploring Subculture Through Historical Consumer Research" Robin Canniford (2006) PhD Thesis.
Lazarow, N. (2006) The value of coastal recreational resources: a case study approach to examine the value of recreational surfing to specific locales, Paper presented at the NSW Coastal Conference, Coffs Harbour, November 7-9
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