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eBook The Global Politics of Sport: The Role of Global Institutions in Sport (Sport in the Global Society) epub
  • ISBN: 0415346029
  • Author: Lincoln Allison
  • Genre: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Politics & Government
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge (April 13, 2005)
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • ePUB size: 1829 kb
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Sport presents one of the most advanced cases of 'globalisation,' arguably because there are fewer cultural and political obstacles to the development of trade and international power in sport than there are in. .

Sport presents one of the most advanced cases of 'globalisation,' arguably because there are fewer cultural and political obstacles to the development of trade and international power in sport than there are in other fields. Sport presents one of the most advanced cases of 'globalisation,' arguably because there are fewer cultural and political obstacles to the development of trade and international power in sport than there are in other fields. Thus there has been a change in the nature of the politics of sport since the end of the Cold War; the subject must be rewritten to acknowledge a twenty-first century world in which international sporting organisations and transnational corporations have become far more important than states.

The construction of global sports heroes. Lincoln Allison is founding Director of the Warwick Centre for the Study of Sport in Society

The construction of global sports heroes. Tensions developing within traditionally 'alternative' sports in a global commercial culture. The Global Politics of Sport presents new and fresh exploration of different conceptions of sport as a purely commercial activity and as an activity as embodying 'higher' social and ethical values. Lincoln Allison is founding Director of the Warwick Centre for the Study of Sport in Society. He is currently Visiting Professor in the politics of sport at the University of Brighton and Emeritus Professor at the University of Warwick. Sport in the Global Society. Learn mor. ubject Categories.

Sport presents one of the most advanced cases of 'globalisation,' arguably because there are fewer cultural and political obstacles to the development of trade and international power in sport than there are in other fields

Although one can argue in favour of sport as an example of a world-society culture with a huge . This work looks at Jennie's life and swimming career to argue that the role of the working-class female amateur has been relatively neglected as an aspect of Olympic history

Although one can argue in favour of sport as an example of a world-society culture with a huge institutionalizing impact, this study reveals a space open for national interpretation. Finally, this article discusses future challenges for the two models analysed. This work looks at Jennie's life and swimming career to argue that the role of the working-class female amateur has been relatively neglected as an aspect of Olympic history. Fletcher worked in a clothing factory for 12 hours six days a week and swam in what little spare time that remained. Nevertheless, she did train and swim extensively between 1903 and 1913.

Lincoln Allison is founding Director of the Warwick Centre for the Study of Sport in Society

Lincoln Allison is founding Director of the Warwick Centre for the Study of Sport in Society.

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Sport presents one of the most advanced cases of 'globalisation,' arguably because there are fewer cultural and political obstacles to the development of trade and international power in sport than there are in other fields. Thus there has been a change in the nature of the politics of sport since the end of the Cold War; the subject must be rewritten to acknowledge a twenty-first century world in which international sporting organisations and transnational corporations have become far more important than states.The Global Politics of Sport presents a range of essays examining the emerging global political issues in twenty-first century sport including: · The role, and power of organisations such as FIFA and the IOC· The influence of US exceptionalism · The construction of global sports heroes· Tensions developing within traditionally 'alternative' sports in a global commercial cultureThe Global Politics of Sport presents new and fresh exploration of different conceptions of sport as a purely commercial activity and as an activity as embodying 'higher' social and ethical values.
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